Snow

A mountainside is covered with snow as the Coldwater River snakes along side the Coquihalla Highway south of Merritt, B.C., on Nov. 22, 2021. Environment Canada has issued more than a dozen snowfall warnings and winter storm watches for communities in southern British Columbia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Snowfall warnings, storm watches issued for southern B.C.

Pacific frontal system is expected to sweep through the B.C. Interior

 

Juilet Bridge on the Coquihalla highway. (B.C. Transportation)

Coquihalla and Okanagan Connector on winter storm watch

The storm is expected to hit the highways with 20 centimetres of snow on Saturday night (Nov. 25)

 

Up to 15 centimetres of snow is expected to fall on Highway 1 between the Eagle Pass and Rogers Pass on Friday morning, Nov. 25, 2022. (Pexels/Pixabay photo)

Heavy snowfall warning issued for Trans-Canada Highway between Sicamous and Golden

Up to 15 centimetres expected Friday morning along stretch of Highway 1

  • Nov 24, 2022

 

Eagle Pass, 33 kilometres west of Revelstoke, is starting to experience snow from the snowfall warning in effect on Tuesday, Nov. 22 for all major Okanagan highways, as they are expecting 15-20 centimetres of snow is 24 hours (Photo - DriveBC)

Snowfall warning in effect for major Interior highways, Okanagan, Shuswap

The highways are expecting 15-20 centimetres of snow in the next 24 hours

Eagle Pass, 33 kilometres west of Revelstoke, is starting to experience snow from the snowfall warning in effect on Tuesday, Nov. 22 for all major Okanagan highways, as they are expecting 15-20 centimetres of snow is 24 hours (Photo - DriveBC)
The alpine skiing and snowboarding season at SilverStar Mountain Resort will start two weeks ahead of schedule, with the opening day set for Nov. 18, 2022, for pass-holders and Nov. 19 for the general public. (SilverStar photo)

Vernon’s SilverStar Mountain opening alpine skiing 2 weeks early

It’s the earliest start to the alpine season since 2005

The alpine skiing and snowboarding season at SilverStar Mountain Resort will start two weeks ahead of schedule, with the opening day set for Nov. 18, 2022, for pass-holders and Nov. 19 for the general public. (SilverStar photo)
SilverStar Mountain Resort is opening its nordic cross-country ski trails two weeks early Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. (Blake Jorgenson photo)

Nordic skiing opening 2 weeks early at Vernon’s SilverStar Mountain

Over 100 cm of recent snowfall has fast tracked the resort’s cross-country skiing schedule

SilverStar Mountain Resort is opening its nordic cross-country ski trails two weeks early Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. (Blake Jorgenson photo)
Boo tucking in for a nap. (Kicking Horse Mountain Resort)
Boo tucking in for a nap. (Kicking Horse Mountain Resort)
An estimated 114cm of snow has fallen on Big White Ski Resort as of Nov. 8, 2022 and the resort will open a week earlier than originally scheduled (contributed)

Seven days ahead of schedule, Big White opens Nov. 17

Tickets can be purchase for half price online

  • Nov 8, 2022
An estimated 114cm of snow has fallen on Big White Ski Resort as of Nov. 8, 2022 and the resort will open a week earlier than originally scheduled (contributed)
(Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)

Snow causes 7 vehicle crash, flames and delays on Kelowna roads

The RCMP is urging drivers to drive carefully

(Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)
Snow falls in Kelowna. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)

Snowfall alert for Coquihalla, Connector and Okanagan

Between 10 and 20 cm of snow is expected to fall in the region

Snow falls in Kelowna. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)
Power lines are seen against cloudy skies near Murvale, Ont. northwest of Kingston, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. Power outages stretched into a second day for tens of thousands of BC Hydro customers, as crews continued to repair the damage caused by Friday’s fierce storms throughout British Columbia’s south coast.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Snowfall warnings span B.C.’s southern Interior, power mostly back on after storm

10 to 15 cm expected in Interior communities, potential for more along mountain passes

Power lines are seen against cloudy skies near Murvale, Ont. northwest of Kingston, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. Power outages stretched into a second day for tens of thousands of BC Hydro customers, as crews continued to repair the damage caused by Friday’s fierce storms throughout British Columbia’s south coast.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
This was the golf course hill in Twin Lakes on Friday after more than 25 cm fell. South Okanagan is expecting more of the same amounts of snow Sunday night into Monday morning’s commute. (Rob Conti Facebook)

Heavy snowfall warning could bring 25 cm to South Okanagan

Snow is already falling Sunday morning but the heavy stuff will fall at night

This was the golf course hill in Twin Lakes on Friday after more than 25 cm fell. South Okanagan is expecting more of the same amounts of snow Sunday night into Monday morning’s commute. (Rob Conti Facebook)
Power lines are seen against cloudy skies near Murvale, Ont. northwest of Kingston, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. Power outages stretched into a second day for tens of thousands of BC Hydro customers, as crews continued to repair the damage caused by Friday’s fierce storms throughout British Columbia’s south coast.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Thousands remain without power after B.C. windstorm, snow in the forecast

Parts of Metro Vancouver could see some wet snow, Environment Canada says

Power lines are seen against cloudy skies near Murvale, Ont. northwest of Kingston, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. Power outages stretched into a second day for tens of thousands of BC Hydro customers, as crews continued to repair the damage caused by Friday’s fierce storms throughout British Columbia’s south coast.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Major delays are expected on the Coquihella following a vehicle crash on Satruday morning (Nov. 5) (Photo - Google Maps)

Crash on Coquihalla cleared but traffic caused by the crash still causing some delays

With the winter conditions, DriveBC is asking drivers to take caution when driving

Major delays are expected on the Coquihella following a vehicle crash on Satruday morning (Nov. 5) (Photo - Google Maps)
The highways have experienced around 35 centimetres and are expecting 10-15 more throughout the night (Photo - Kathy Smythe Sheppard/Facebook)

Snow causing havoc for drivers, multiple Okanagan highway closures

Drivers on Highways 97C, 5, and 3 are all experiencing delays

The highways have experienced around 35 centimetres and are expecting 10-15 more throughout the night (Photo - Kathy Smythe Sheppard/Facebook)
Hwy 93/95 roundabout, at Radium Hot Springs, looking eastbound on Hwy 93.

Travel advisories in effect due to heavy snow on Highway 1, 95 and 93

Travel is not advised on most B.C. Interior highways at this time

Hwy 93/95 roundabout, at Radium Hot Springs, looking eastbound on Hwy 93.
The Okanagan Connector near Pennask Summit just before noon on Nov. 4, 2022. (DriveBC)

‘Worst we’ve seen in 50 years’: Okanagan Connector closes during snowstorm

35 cms have already fallen on highway, more to come

The Okanagan Connector near Pennask Summit just before noon on Nov. 4, 2022. (DriveBC)
Challenging winter conditions are affecting multiple routes throughout the province. (Michael Briones file photo)

Highway 33 near Big White closed due to collision

Highway 33 is just one of the latest roads to close due to winter conditions

Challenging winter conditions are affecting multiple routes throughout the province. (Michael Briones file photo)
Highway 97 road conditions Nov. 3 at about 7:50 p.m. (Facebook)

UPDATE: Highway 3 and Highway 5A now open

Highway 3 is closed near Princeton

Highway 97 road conditions Nov. 3 at about 7:50 p.m. (Facebook)
Snow is in the forecast in the North Okanagan Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, and the city is encouraging drivers and residents to be prepared for winter conditions. (Pixabay photo)

Vernon braces for first snowfall

Wet snow is in the forecast Thursday overnight

Snow is in the forecast in the North Okanagan Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, and the city is encouraging drivers and residents to be prepared for winter conditions. (Pixabay photo)