The Weather Network – Turbulent pattern in Ontario and Quebec will see wild winds whip through

The Weather Network – Turbulent pattern in Ontario and Quebec will see wild winds whip through

Central Canada will see a tale of two seasons this week. A Colorado low will be bringing rain, gusty winds, and even some rumbles of thunder and lake-effect snow as temperatures fluctuate over the coming days. We could even see some double-digit warmth return Wednesday, but potent winds could bring some localized power outages. SEE … Read more

The Weather Network – Head’s up BC: First significant snowfall of season heads for lower elevations

The Weather Network – Head’s up BC: First significant snowfall of season heads for lower elevations

Parts of the Lower Mainland will face their first significant snowfall of the season on Tuesday and Wednesday due to a low pressure system interacting with an Arctic outflow, which will bring frigid temperatures and gusting winds. While BC has seen several snow events in higher terrain, some areas like Burnaby and eastern areas of … Read more

The Weather Network – Another shot of winter, severe cold and snow target the Prairies

The Weather Network – Another shot of winter, severe cold and snow target the Prairies

The weekend will close with another shot of winter-like weather for the Prairies as a clipper develops and crosses the Rockies. A cold front crossing Alberta will bring strong winds and end the past week’s mild temperatures. Snowfall will accumulate across the eastern Prairies with the interlakes region potentially getting up to 30 cm of … Read more

The Weather Network – House ‘shuddered’ as small earthquake strikes near Tofino, BC

The Weather Network – House ‘shuddered’ as small earthquake strikes near Tofino, BC

People living in parts of Vancouver Island felt the ground shake on Friday evening as a 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck near Tofino, BC According to Earthquakes Canada, the “lightly felt” quake happened at about 7:50 pm PT, about 34 kilometers northwest of Tofino. No damage has been reported, and a tsunami is not expected. Former Tofino … Read more

The Weather Network – Impending Arctic chill targets BC amid heavy alpine snow

The Weather Network – Impending Arctic chill targets BC amid heavy alpine snow

Two fronts sliding down the coast will bring a fresh coating of snow to the alpine level through the weekend. While this will be welcomed by ski resorts officially kicking off their winter season, with the freezing levels starting to tumble below 1000 meters ahead of the Arctic air mass for next week, travel this … Read more

The Weather Network – Heavy snow will impact travel to BC ski destinations this weekend

The Weather Network – Impending Arctic chill targets BC amid heavy alpine snow

Two fronts sliding down the coast will bring a fresh coating of snow to the alpine level through the weekend. While this will be welcomed by ski resorts officially kicking off their winter season, with the freezing levels starting to tumble below 1000 meters ahead of the Arctic air mass for next week, travel this … Read more

The Weather Network – 30-degree temperature swing ahead for this part of Canada, here’s why

The Weather Network – 30-degree temperature swing ahead for this part of Canada, here’s why

A Chinook setup nudged temperatures into double digits in several southern communities in western Canada on Friday. In Calgary, it was 12°C at noon, dropping by about 10 degrees just a couple of hours later. The wind direction shifted from tasting southwest at 60 km/h at noon to North at 60 km/h by 2 pm, … Read more

The Weather Network – ‘Living fossil’ undetected for nearly 30,000 years found in California

The Weather Network – ‘Living fossil’ undetected for nearly 30,000 years found in California

In a discovery that can only be described as a ‘needle in a haystack,’ a clam thought to be extinct for nearly 30,000 years has been found alive in California. In November 2018, marine researcher Jeff Goddard was searching for slugs at Naples Point when two small, translucent clams caught his eye. He snapped some … Read more

The Weather Network – Canada could be at an EV tipping point, Google data shows

The Weather Network – Canada could be at an EV tipping point, Google data shows

The latest research on the automotive industry from Google Canada indicates that electric vehicle (EV) interest is picking up significant steam across the country and is showing no signs of slowing down. “EVs are no longer an emerging trend but an established customer need with pent-up demand,” Al-Karim Awadia, Google Canada’s Head of Automotive Industry, … Read more

The Weather Network – Wind warnings, 40 cm of snow in Atlantic Canada with bomb cyclone

The Weather Network – Wind warnings, 40 cm of snow in Atlantic Canada with bomb cyclone

It’s going to be a rough 24 hours across Atlantic Canada as a rapidly strengthening bomb cyclone rakes the region with high winds and heavy snow squalls. Travel will be dangerous if not impossible at times, especially in parts of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. We’re watching the development of a powerful low-pressure system moving across … Read more