The Weather Network – Polar vortex set to bring dangerously cold weather to the Prairies

The Weather Network – Polar vortex set to bring dangerously cold weather to the Prairies

Another severe-cold outbreak is on the way for the Prairies this week, courtesy of the polar vortex. The Arctic air will plunge south across the region with high temperatures in the mid-20s and low temperatures down into the minus-30s. Wind chills will also be extremely cold, making for potentially hazardous conditions. Frostbite can develop within … Read more

The Weather Network – Slick roads likely as snow continues into Saturday for BC

The Weather Network – Slick roads likely as snow continues into Saturday for BC

Our latest round of wintry precipitation will continue across southern British Columbia overnight Friday into Saturday morning. While it’s much less snow than we saw earlier in the week, it’ll be enough to hamper travel across parts of the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island. __Visit our Complete Guide to Winter 2022/23 for an in-depth look … Read more

The Weather Network – December starts with roaring winds, rain, outages in Atlantic Canada

The Weather Network – December starts with roaring winds, rain, outages in Atlantic Canada

Atlantic Canada is in for a wet and windy ride to start out December as an intense low pressure system is bringing soaking rains, blustery winds, and even snowfall for some, through Thursday. SEE ALSO: Triple-dip La Niña and polar vortex to deliver a frigid start to winter Winds could reach or even exceed 100 … Read more

The Weather Network – Triple-dip La Niña and polar vortex to deliver a frigid start to winter

The Weather Network – Triple-dip La Niña and polar vortex to deliver a frigid start to winter

Warm weather has dominated across Canada through most of the fall season. However, the past few weeks have featured an abrupt transition into a period of wintry weather for most Canadians. Is this sudden flip to cold and snowy weather a warning of what’s to come this winter? Let’s take a look at what we … Read more

The Weather Network – Cold, icy travel in southern Ontario, next wind storm ahead

The Weather Network – Cold, icy travel in southern Ontario, next wind storm ahead

After waking up to what felt more like a spring day in southern Ontario on Wednesday, temperatures took a fast and steady tumble as a strong cold front moved through the region. Winds picked up and bursts of snow whipped in, prompting widespread winter weather travel advisories as conditions deteriorated quickly Wednesday night. A quiet … Read more

Finland says it must ensure Ukraine wins war against Russia

Finland says it must ensure Ukraine wins war against Russia

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Finland’s leader says it must give more weapons and support to Ukraine to ensure it wins its war against Russia. Prime Minister Sanna Marin made the comments Wednesday in Auckland on the first-ever visit by a Finnish prime minister to New Zealand and Australia. Among the aims of the visit … Read more

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

NASA’s Orion spacecraft reaches record-breaking distance of 270,000 miles away from Earth

NASA’s Orion spacecraft reaches record-breaking distance of 270,000 miles away from Earth

The United States’ space agency, NASA’s Orion spacecraft, reached a key milestone in its voyage around the Moon by traveling furthest than any spacecraft designed to carry humans has before. On Monday, NASA confirmed that the uncrewed Orion capsule has moved at least 270,000 miles (430,000 km) beyond Earth marking the midpoint of the mission. … 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