Snow

The snow pack levels for the province were slightly above normal, according to the June 1 measurements. (Contributed)

British Columbia’s June snow measurements slightly above normal

BC River Forecast Centre has compiled data from around the province

 

A pedestrian wearing a mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 is bundled up for the cold weather as snow falls in downtown Vancouver on Saturday, February 13, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Snow possible in mountain passes as cold front hits southern B.C.

Much of B.C.’s southern interior will see temperatures plunge from highs of 30 C reached over the weekend

 

A Facebook advertisement for a ‘one-bedroom’ igloo garnered plenty of comments and messages. (Facebook)

Facebook post advertises ‘one-bedroom’ Victoria igloo for $1,170 per month

Satirical post makes light of region’s tough rental market

 

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Winter storm knocks out power for days, kills 9 in Texas

More than 4 million people at one point were enduring outages in subfreezing temperatures.

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Snow blanketed Langley Saturday, Feb. 13 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Snow blankets Langley and Lower Mainland

Environment Canada forecasts 5 to 10 centimetres

Snow blanketed Langley Saturday, Feb. 13 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
(Black Press Media files)
(Black Press Media files)
Extreme cold weather this week will continue to transform the landscape in the Cariboo Chilcotin this week. This image of the Fraser River was taken just as the temperatures were starting to drop. (Denise Cahoose/Contributed to Williams Lake)

Northern B.C. spot the coldest place in Canada at -41 C

Records come as much of the province has turned into an ice box

Extreme cold weather this week will continue to transform the landscape in the Cariboo Chilcotin this week. This image of the Fraser River was taken just as the temperatures were starting to drop. (Denise Cahoose/Contributed to Williams Lake)
Wind chill values ranging from - 10 C to - 25 C will remain until the end of the weekend. (File photo)

Environment Canada forecasts snow, -10 C to -25 C wind chills for Lower Mainland

Arctic outflow temperatures will remain in Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley until end of weekend

Wind chill values ranging from - 10 C to - 25 C will remain until the end of the weekend. (File photo)
A snow plow fitted with a Pratt and Whitney ST6A turbine turboprop engine removes snow from the Kootenay Pass on Highway 3 between Creston and Salmo in the mid-1960s. (BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)

Jet-powered snow plow once deployed on B.C. highways

Powerful truck was fitted with a Pratt and Whitney ST6A turbine turboprop engine

  • Feb 8, 2021
A snow plow fitted with a Pratt and Whitney ST6A turbine turboprop engine removes snow from the Kootenay Pass on Highway 3 between Creston and Salmo in the mid-1960s. (BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
Early February of 2017 was a chance for local kids to bust out the snow toys. (Langley Advance Times files)

ON THIS DAY: Langley digs out from 2017 snowstorms

School was cancelled in anticipation of heavy snowfall and the community was blanketed

Early February of 2017 was a chance for local kids to bust out the snow toys. (Langley Advance Times files)
(Black Press Media files)

Snowfall expected for Lower Mainland on Saturday night, Sunday morning

2 to 5 cm of snow predicted Metro Vancouver, according to Environment Canada

(Black Press Media files)
Snow is forecasted to appear in parts of Metro Vancouver this weekend. (Black Press Media files)

WEATHER: Flurries in the forecast for Sunday

Langley could see snow throughout the week starting Jan. 23

Snow is forecasted to appear in parts of Metro Vancouver this weekend. (Black Press Media files)
Snow is forecasted to appear in parts of Metro Vancouver this weekend. (Black Press Media files)

Snow forecast for parts of Lower Mainland this weekend

Environment Canada is predicting flurries and snow from Saturday to Monday evening

Snow is forecasted to appear in parts of Metro Vancouver this weekend. (Black Press Media files)
Erik Vogel posted this picture of the snow-clogged stretch of sidewalk on 208th St. mear 48th Ave. after a winter storm arrived just before Christmas (Facebook image)

Snow clearing confusion on Langley City’s 208th Street hill

Erik Vogel would like to know who is supposed to be shovelling the sidewalks

Erik Vogel posted this picture of the snow-clogged stretch of sidewalk on 208th St. mear 48th Ave. after a winter storm arrived just before Christmas (Facebook image)
Winter arrived in Langley Monday, dumping damp snow (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Langley snowplow crews handled unexpected snowfall

It was a sudden change in the weather, but roads got cleared

Winter arrived in Langley Monday, dumping damp snow (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Winter arrived in Langley Monday, Dec. 21. Marg Rodrigues and grandsons Wyatt and Rory were shovelling snow (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Winter arrived in Langley Monday, Dec. 21. Marg Rodrigues and grandsons Wyatt and Rory were shovelling snow (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Skaters makes their way along the Rideau Canal Skateway in Ottawa on the opening day of its 50th season, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. From manufactured rinks in city parks, to lengthy swaths of iced-over rivers, Canada’s outdoor public skating spaces may prove popular during the first full winter of the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Are outdoor ice rinks safe? Experts say skating is low risk, but precautions needed

Municipalities across the country are working on guidelines for their outdoor skating rinks

Skaters makes their way along the Rideau Canal Skateway in Ottawa on the opening day of its 50th season, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. From manufactured rinks in city parks, to lengthy swaths of iced-over rivers, Canada’s outdoor public skating spaces may prove popular during the first full winter of the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver. (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)

Snowfall warning issued for Fraser Valley, Metro Vancouver

Environment Canada says arctic air will ‘arrive over the south coast’

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver. (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)
Plus Snow, an Australian company that sells snow gear in plus sizes, recently expanded to North America and the owner of the business is currently working out of Revelstoke. (Plus Snow website)

Online entrepreneur launches plus-size snow gear store in North America

What started in Australia has been brought to Revelstoke

Plus Snow, an Australian company that sells snow gear in plus sizes, recently expanded to North America and the owner of the business is currently working out of Revelstoke. (Plus Snow website)
Snowfall on Okanagan Connector. (Contributed)

Snowfall warning in effect for Okanagan Connector from Merritt to Kelowna

Snowfall with a total amount of 15 to 20 cm is expected

Snowfall on Okanagan Connector. (Contributed)