Environment Canada issues first ‘red level alarm’ ahead of back-to-back storms in BC

Environment Canada issues first ‘red level alarm’ ahead of back-to-back storms in BC

Flood-ravaged communities across southern BC. is not out of the woods yet, Environment Canada warned as back-to-back atmospheric rivers approach. The first storm will bring heavy rainfall on Saturday and Sunday, and the second will hit next Tuesday and Wednesday. “We are now in recovery mode and we still have dangerous weather ahead,” warning alert … Read more

By the numbers: How much rain areas in NS received from major autumn storm

Some areas of Nova Scotia fared better than others during the fall storm that hit the Maritimes earlier in the week. According to Environment Canada’s weather survey, the Ingonish River received 278.4 millimeters of rain – mostly in the province – between Monday and Wednesday, and Ingonish Beach received 263.3 millimeters. Ingonish Center was not … Read more

Freezing rain is causing chaos on the roads in the Edmonton region, several fatal collisions Thursday morning

A freezing rain warning was issued for about four hours Thursday for the Edmonton region, as overnight precipitation turned to deadly ice on the area’s roads and highways. Environment Canada said a band of icy rain was moving eastward through Edmonton and the surrounding areas, prompting a warning to be issued just after 1 p.m. … Read more

Freezing rain warning issued in Edmonton region, fatal collisions reported Thursday morning – Edmonton

A freezing rain warning was issued just after noon. 6 a.m. Thursday for the Edmonton region, as overnight precipitation turned to deadly ice on the area’s roads and highways. Environment Canada said a band of icy rain is moving east through Edmonton and the surrounding areas. The warning was issued for the city of Edmonton … Read more

Newfoundland and Labrador are buzzing with ‘unprecedented’ floods from Atlantic storms

Newfoundland and Labrador are preparing for severe flooding and are urging residents of parts of the province to avoid unnecessary travel as a major storm pushes across Atlantic Canada. Widespread rain and wind warnings were in effect Tuesday for several regions in southwestern Newfoundland and southeastern Labrador. Read more: BC, Atlantic rain a “look into … Read more

Snowstorm warning issued for parts of southern Ontario with up to 30 cm possible in some areas

Environment Canada has issued a snowstorm warning for parts of southern Ontario, with up to 30 cm possible in some areas Tuesday morning. The warning covers southwestern parts of the province, stretching from parts of Huron-Perth to the southern Kawartha Lakes. Barrie, Orillia, Collingwood, the North York region and the North Durham region are among … Read more

New concerns about floods as the next atmospheric river lands on the BC coast

Another atmospheric river flows down British Columbia, triggering new concerns about rain and possible flooding on both the north and south coasts of the province. Environment Canada has issued a series of warnings about winter storms, winds and rain along with special weather forecasts for Haida Gwaii and the northern and central coasts as the … Read more

New concerns about floods as the next atmospheric river lands on the BC coast

Another atmospheric river flows down British Columbia, triggering new concerns about rain and possible flooding on both the north and south coasts of the province. Environment Canada has issued a series of warnings about winter storms, winds and rain along with special weather forecasts for Haida Gwaii and the northern and central coasts as the … Read more

Saskatoon and Regina are preparing for severe weather

Most of the province is preparing for severe winter-like conditions. Environment and Climate Change Canada expects significant snowfall and strong winds for Saskatoon and Regina from Tuesday. Environment Canada stated that a winter storm warning has now been issued for Saskatoon and the area. “A winter storm that brought heavy snow and freezing rain last … Read more

Flood fires: How extreme weather has played out in BC in 2021

Catastrophic and extreme weather events have wreaked havoc in British Columbia this year. Within about four months, the province has gone from experiencing a record-breaking heat wave with violent wildfires to severe floods, which have forced mass evacuations. Read more: ‘A parade of storms’: What’s behind all the rain showers on the ‘wet coast’ this … Read more