Environment Canada weather

Low visibilities in the South Okanagan lasted for about four hours on Friday morning (Jan. 21) (Brennan Phillips, Western News)

‘Valley fog’: Penticton encounters common January weather phenomenon

Environment Canada is monitoring low-visibility conditions in the South Okanagan

 

(Kelowna Capital News)

Update: Fog advisory ended for the Central and South Okanagan

Environment Canada warns visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero

 

Lundquist suggests checking drivebc.ca before heading out, to ensure safe highway conditions (DriveBC)

No risk of flooding in Central Okanagan as temperatures rise

Doug Lundquist is not concerned about the rain or forecasted weather in the Okanagan

 

Snowfall warning continues across the region. (Jen Zielinski/ Black Press Media)

More snow on the way for Okanagan-Shuswap

The snowfall warning continues across the region

Snowfall warning continues across the region. (Jen Zielinski/ Black Press Media)
Kelowna not only had its driest year on record in 2021 but also had its third-warmest year ever. (Aaron Hemens - Black Press Media)

2021 was Kelowna’s driest year ever: Environment Canada

Kelowna, Vernon and Penticton all saw their precipitation numbers cut in half for the entire year

Kelowna not only had its driest year on record in 2021 but also had its third-warmest year ever. (Aaron Hemens - Black Press Media)
Ice jellyfish and geese on Okanagan Lake (José Salmerón)

‘Ice jellyfish’ spotted around Okanagan Lake

Unusual weather creates strange ice formations

Ice jellyfish and geese on Okanagan Lake (José Salmerón)
Flooding at the Rodney Hobson Karate Academy in Rutland. (GoFundMe)

Pipes burst, water flows at businesses around Kelowna

Kelowna businesses have been impacted by flooding caused by burst pipes

Flooding at the Rodney Hobson Karate Academy in Rutland. (GoFundMe)
The weekend in Penticton kicked off an unexpected snowfall (Logan Lockhart, Western News)

Snow and more below-normal temperatures on its way to the Okanagan: Environment Canada

The first week of the new year will feature temperatures with highs of -6 C in Kelowna and Penticton

The weekend in Penticton kicked off an unexpected snowfall (Logan Lockhart, Western News)
A snowy Peach in Penticton where very few were out walking in -15 C Dec. 30. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

Okanagan’s extreme weather patterns difficult to escape, meteorologist says

Kelowna recorded a well-below normal -24 C temperature on Wednesday (Dec. 29)

A snowy Peach in Penticton where very few were out walking in -15 C Dec. 30. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
2nd Ave in Fernie almost completely empty on Christmas day. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

Okanagan’s extreme weather patterns difficult to escape, meteorologist says

Kelowna recorded a well-below normal -24 C temperature on Wednesday (Dec. 29)

2nd Ave in Fernie almost completely empty on Christmas day. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)
Extreme cold weather warnings continue across Western Canada, with ski hills forced to close in both Edmonton and Calgary. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Extreme cold: Record-breaking temperatures recorded in the Okanagan

Summerland, Osoyoos and Penticton set new daily minimums on Monday (Dec. 27)

Extreme cold weather warnings continue across Western Canada, with ski hills forced to close in both Edmonton and Calgary. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
It will be a chilly end to 2021, according to the gang at Environment Canada. (Photo submitted)

Cold end to 2021 in southern Interior

After a white Christmas, the week before the New Year will be a frosty one

It will be a chilly end to 2021, according to the gang at Environment Canada. (Photo submitted)
Crystal Schick/Yukon News Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Okanagan.

Snowfall warning for the Central and South Okanagan

10 to 15 cm is expected overnight

Crystal Schick/Yukon News Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Okanagan.
The final three days of June of 2021 in B.C. were record-setting, with temperatures reaching highs of 45-49 C in some parts of the province. (Contributed)

Meteorologist looks back at extreme heat in June: ‘Worst weather event of my career’

The final days of June in 2021 were record-setting in not only Kelowna but the rest of the Okanagan

The final three days of June of 2021 in B.C. were record-setting, with temperatures reaching highs of 45-49 C in some parts of the province. (Contributed)
Winter in the Okanagan is expected to be ‘colder than usual’, according to Environment Canada experts. (Contributed)

Colder than usual weather in the Okanagan no surprise: Environment Canada

Cities across the Okanagan are shattering their all-time averages during the week before Christmas

Winter in the Okanagan is expected to be ‘colder than usual’, according to Environment Canada experts. (Contributed)
Environment Canada is projecting a ‘colder than usual’ Christmas week for Penticton. (Submitted)

Environment Canada projects colder than usual Christmas week for Penticton

The city’s average low during the week leading up to Dec. 25 will act as this year’s high

Environment Canada is projecting a ‘colder than usual’ Christmas week for Penticton. (Submitted)
Highway 3 from Hope to Princeton via Allison Pass, as well as Coquihalla Highway from Hope to Merritt will see intense bands of snow of up to 15 centimetres. Black Press File Photo.

Potential overnight snowfall across B.C. Interior

10 to 15 cm of snow to accumulate on mountain passes by Tuesday morning

Highway 3 from Hope to Princeton via Allison Pass, as well as Coquihalla Highway from Hope to Merritt will see intense bands of snow of up to 15 centimetres. Black Press File Photo.
The wind whips up the hair of a pedestrian on a chilly winter day. (File photo)

Windy weather warning: Gusts of up to 80 km/h predicted to hit Okanagan, Shuswap

Environment Canada issued a special weather statement on Dec. 10

The wind whips up the hair of a pedestrian on a chilly winter day. (File photo)
MLA Dan Ashton, left, met with climate groups on Tuesday (Dec. 7) to discuss various climate change concerns. (Photograph by Sue Hopley)

Victims of heatwave and flood events to be honoured in vigil in Penticton on Dec. 13

Climate groups across the province are getting together to honour those who lost their lives

MLA Dan Ashton, left, met with climate groups on Tuesday (Dec. 7) to discuss various climate change concerns. (Photograph by Sue Hopley)
Benny the winery dog at Seven Stones Winery in Cawston sports a snow beard after a joyful romp in the snow on Monday, Dec. 6. (Seven Stones Winery Facebook)

Penticton set heat and snowfall records in span of 5 days: Environment Canada

Penticton saw 20.2 cm of snow fall on Monday with more on its way Friday

Benny the winery dog at Seven Stones Winery in Cawston sports a snow beard after a joyful romp in the snow on Monday, Dec. 6. (Seven Stones Winery Facebook)