The Weather Network – Arctic Circle town could wind up as Canada’s hot spot amid heatwave

The Weather Network – Arctic Circle town could wind up as Canada’s hot spot amid heatwave

— A week of temperatures in the mid-20s doesn’t sound too bad for the beginning of July, but it’s another story entirely when this streak of early-summer warmth is relentlessly shining down on the Arctic Circle. Forecasters have spent more than a week watching a significant ridge of high pressure build over Northern Canada, bringing … Read more

The Weather Network – Severe storm threat creeps across Prairies through the long weekend

The Weather Network – Severe storm threat creeps across Prairies through the long weekend

— The same system that brought a stormy Canada Day to some folks on the Prairies will continue moving east through the weekend. A renewed chance for thunderstorms will cover the southern Prairies as we head into our Saturday, with a chance for severe storms for some. More on the timing and what you can … Read more

The Weather Network – Tornado watches issued across parts of Saskatchewan and Manitoba

The Weather Network – Tornado watches issued across parts of Saskatchewan and Manitoba

— A tornado warning that was previously issued for RM of Foam Lake including Foam Lake and Fishing Lake Res., SK has ended. Dynamics are favorable for severe thunderstorms across southern Saskatchewan, southern Manitoba, and northwestern Ontario. This threat includes Saskatoon, Regina, and Winnipeg. The strongest thunderstorms that form could produce very large hail—the size … Read more

The Weather Network – Heightened threat for thunderstorms in Alberta includes supercell risk

The Weather Network – Heightened threat for thunderstorms in Alberta includes supercell risk

— The stormy pattern has returned to Alberta, with the risk beginning on Monday, lingering into the pre-dawn hours Tuesday near Calgary and then increasing on Tuesday with a low moving into the province. Areas from Red Deer to Calgary will be under the threat of storms becoming severe, with large hail and strong tastes … Read more

The Weather Network – True or false? It’s going to snow in Ontario this week

The Weather Network – True or false?  It’s going to snow in Ontario this week

— True or false? Technically true. Remember, Ontario is a large province spanning over a million square kilometers — extending all the way to Hudson Bay. That’s exactly where the summer snow action lies. An anomalously cold lobe of air will swirl around Hudson Bay this week, and it’s the main driver of our long … Read more

The Weather Network – Heat relaxes in BC with pattern change, threat of storms surfaces

The Weather Network – Heat relaxes in BC with pattern change, threat of storms surfaces

— An unsettled pattern is taking shape in BC this week, filled with scattered showers and thunderstorms at times, which will linger through Wednesday. The reversal in weather also includes temperatures, which will moderate Tuesday after the South Coast’s first bout of heat. As well, Tuesday will see a risk for storms pop up, especially … Read more

The Weather Network – Your Canada Day forecast is hinging on this potent summer trough

The Weather Network – Your Canada Day forecast is hinging on this potent summer trough

If you are hoping for a sunny and warm long-weekend, head all the way up to the Arctic Circle where arguably the best Canada Day weekend weather resides. The northernmost coasts of the Northwest Territories and Yukon may flirt with high 20s or low 30s as a summer ridge raises the temperature in Canada’s Far … Read more

The Weather Network – Records may fall as impressive heat wave roasts the Arctic Circle

The Weather Network – Records may fall as impressive heat wave roasts the Arctic Circle

— Canada’s next heat wave is going to be an odd one. If you’re searching for hot weather to kick off your Canada Day weekend, you’ll need to hit the Dempster Highway and head all the way to the shores of the Arctic Ocean. WATCHING FOR A POTENTIAL ALL-TIME RECORD IN INUVIK It’s already been … Read more

The Weather Network – Tornado watch issued as severe storms target NW Ontario, Manitoba

The Weather Network – Tornado watch issued as severe storms target NW Ontario, Manitoba

— 1:04 PM EDT – Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) issued a tornado watch for portions of northwestern Ontario on Friday afternoon. “Conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms which may produce tornadoes,” ECCC said in its watch. The agency added that “strong winds, large hail and heavy rain are also possible.” … Read more

The Weather Network – Unique double crater spotted from March rocket impact on the Moon

The Weather Network – Unique double crater spotted from March rocket impact on the Moon

On March 4, 2022, spent rocket booster slammed into the surface of the Moon. We now have our very first look at the crash site, and what NASA saw there may help them to finally identify exactly who launched this rocket in the first place. Back in January, astronomers spotted an object out in space, … Read more