Environment Canada weather

Snow falls as a person walks along a path at Burnaby Mountain Park, in Burnaby, B.C., on Sunday, January 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. bracing for a cold week as Arctic air moves south: Environment Canada

Cold air will settle in Monday and persist for the rest of the week after a fairly mild winter so far

Snow falls as a person walks along a path at Burnaby Mountain Park, in Burnaby, B.C., on Sunday, January 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Arctic air is forecast to envelop much of B.C. this week, says Environment Canada. (Black Press Media file photo)

Cariboo Chilcotin expected to reach -30C overnight this week, special weather statement in effect

Nighttime temperatures in Vanderhoof will reach -27C Sunday night, Feb. 7 with a windchill of -39C

Arctic air is forecast to envelop much of B.C. this week, says Environment Canada. (Black Press Media file photo)
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for areas in the Cariboo Chilcotin for Tuesday, Jan. 12. (file photo)

Snowfall warning issued for areas of Cariboo Chilcotin

Williams Lake, Horsefly and Alexis Creek areas can expect snow to begin falling Tuesday evening

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for areas in the Cariboo Chilcotin for Tuesday, Jan. 12. (file photo)
People brave strong winds along the Ogden Point breakwater during wind warnings issued by Environment Canada along the south coast as a frontal system pushes across Vancouver Island during the first major storm of the year in Victoria, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Conditions easing, ferry travel resumes after wind, rain batter B.C. coast

Just over 5,000 customers remained in the dark early Wednesday

People brave strong winds along the Ogden Point breakwater during wind warnings issued by Environment Canada along the south coast as a frontal system pushes across Vancouver Island during the first major storm of the year in Victoria, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
High tide rolls in along Dallas Rd. on New Years Day in Victoria, B.C., on Friday, January 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Wind, rain, snowfall warnings posted as storm hammers most of coastal B.C.

Environment Canada says localized flooding is possible in low-lying areas

High tide rolls in along Dallas Rd. on New Years Day in Victoria, B.C., on Friday, January 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Heavy fog is forecasted for the Cariboo according to Environment Canada. (Pixabay)

Fog rolling into the Cariboo

Williams Lake and Quesnel under Environment Canada advisory

Heavy fog is forecasted for the Cariboo according to Environment Canada. (Pixabay)
Snow continues to fall near Anahim Lake as shown here on the DriveBC webcam Friday, Nov. 27. (DriveBC image)

Snowfall warning for Chilcotin expected to last until noon Friday

Drive BC is warning of black ice between Tatla Lake and Alexis Creek

Snow continues to fall near Anahim Lake as shown here on the DriveBC webcam Friday, Nov. 27. (DriveBC image)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Overnight heavy snow leads to bus cancellations in Tatla Lake, Quesnel

Buses are all running in the Williams Lake area

(Black Press Media file photo)
Boats are battered by waves at the end of the White Rock Pier that was severely damaged during a windstorm, in White Rock, B.C., on Thursday, December 20, 2018. Much of coastal British Columbia is braced for a brief but powerful windstorm while snowfall and winter storm warnings stretch from the inland north coast all the way to the northeast corner of the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Powerful winds, high tides raise flooding concerns as storm sweeps across B.C.

The system arrives at the same time as unusually high tides

Boats are battered by waves at the end of the White Rock Pier that was severely damaged during a windstorm, in White Rock, B.C., on Thursday, December 20, 2018. Much of coastal British Columbia is braced for a brief but powerful windstorm while snowfall and winter storm warnings stretch from the inland north coast all the way to the northeast corner of the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Chilcotin, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Chilcotin region under a snowfall warning Monday night, Nov. 16

Environment Canada is calling for 10 to 15 cm of snow

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Chilcotin, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake was under a snowfall warning Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. (Angie Mindus photo)

Williams Lake turned into winter wonderland with 11 cm of fresh snow

DriveBC reporting limited visibility on portions of Highway 97

Williams Lake was under a snowfall warning Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. (Angie Mindus photo)
Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning for the north and south Cariboo Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. (Williams Lake Tribune photo)

Snowfall warning issued for Williams Lake Monday, Nov. 9

Environment Canada predicts 10 cm of snow

Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning for the north and south Cariboo Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. (Williams Lake Tribune photo)
While the weather in Williams Lake wreaked havoc on roads and flooded homes this week, the swans didn’t seem to mind it at all. (David Fait photo)

Waterlogged: Williams Lake downright soggy after days of rain

October has seen an unusual amount of rain fall in the Cariboo this year

While the weather in Williams Lake wreaked havoc on roads and flooded homes this week, the swans didn’t seem to mind it at all. (David Fait photo)
Dawson Road Maintenance was out sanding in Russett Bluff Tuesday morning. A freezing rain warning is in effect for the Cariboo south, including Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Dawson Road Maintenance was out sanding in Russett Bluff Tuesday morning. A freezing rain warning is in effect for the Cariboo south, including Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
DriveBC is describing Highway 20 as having slippery sections from Williams Lake to Anahim Lake. Motorists heading west can also expect major delays due to congestion in both directions as a result of a vehicle incident between Bayliff Road and Stum Lake Road. (Photo submitted)
DriveBC is describing Highway 20 as having slippery sections from Williams Lake to Anahim Lake. Motorists heading west can also expect major delays due to congestion in both directions as a result of a vehicle incident between Bayliff Road and Stum Lake Road. (Photo submitted)
FILE — Strong winds whip up waves as a woman and man walk along the beach at English Bay in Vancouver, on Sunday May 5, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Strong winds, gusts expected to hit central and southern B.C. on Labour Day

Winds are expected to peak Monday morning but conditions could remain gusty throughout the day

FILE — Strong winds whip up waves as a woman and man walk along the beach at English Bay in Vancouver, on Sunday May 5, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Environment Canada has issued a thunderstorm watch for the Cariboo region. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Severe thunderstorm watch ended for Quesnel and Williams Lake

Hot weather is currently blanketing the region

Environment Canada has issued a thunderstorm watch for the Cariboo region. (Black Press Media file photo)