Snow

While the snow pack levels are above normal in much of the province, the Okanagan and Nicola regions remain lower than normal, according to the May 1, 2022 statistics. (B.C. River Forecast Centre)

Snow levels below normal in the Okanagan and Nicola regions

Despite lower snow packs, province warns of possibility of spring flooding

While the snow pack levels are above normal in much of the province, the Okanagan and Nicola regions remain lower than normal, according to the May 1, 2022 statistics. (B.C. River Forecast Centre)
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Summerland snowpack well below normal levels

Measurements at Isintok Lake were 50 per cent of historical average as of May 1

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The Yukon provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Monday July 6, 2020. Yukon’s snow survey shows record high snowpacks in many of the basins the territory monitors. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Yukon’s record snowpack adds potential for flooding during ice breakup

April survey usually represents the peak snow levels in most of the territory

The Yukon provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Monday July 6, 2020. Yukon’s snow survey shows record high snowpacks in many of the basins the territory monitors. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
The snow pack in the Okanagan Valley is below normal, according to data from provincial measurements. (B.C. River Forecast Centre)

Snowpack below normal in Okanagan

Provincial figures also show high levels in northwest B.C. and near Golden

The snow pack in the Okanagan Valley is below normal, according to data from provincial measurements. (B.C. River Forecast Centre)
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Summerland’s snow measurements significantly lower than normal

Since Feb. 1, levels have been below historical averages

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Snow on Highway 5 early morning April 5, 2022 southbound at Zopkios Rest Area, near the Coquihalla Summit, looking southwest. (DriveBC)

Storm warning still in effect on Coquihalla Highway with more flurries forecast

‘Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve,’ says Environment Canada warning

Snow on Highway 5 early morning April 5, 2022 southbound at Zopkios Rest Area, near the Coquihalla Summit, looking southwest. (DriveBC)
SilverStar Mountain Resort saw 19 centimetres of fresh snow in the past 24 hours, ahead of the final day of the season on Sunday, April 3, 2022. (SilverStar Facebook)

Powder alert: Snow flies at SilverStar Mountain ahead of final ski weekend

SilverStar Mountain Resort has seen 19 cm of fresh snow in the past 24 hours

SilverStar Mountain Resort saw 19 centimetres of fresh snow in the past 24 hours, ahead of the final day of the season on Sunday, April 3, 2022. (SilverStar Facebook)
Provincial data from March 1 shows the snow pack in the Okanagan was below normal as of March 1, 2022. Accoriding to rpovincial data, there is a higher than normal risk of flooding in British Colubmia this year. (Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development image)

Snow levels below normal in Okanagan and Boundary regions

Cool temperatures and increased risk of flooding forecast for this spring

Provincial data from March 1 shows the snow pack in the Okanagan was below normal as of March 1, 2022. Accoriding to rpovincial data, there is a higher than normal risk of flooding in British Colubmia this year. (Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development image)
Fresh snow fell on yards across Penticton overnight before the morning of Feb. 24. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Summerland snow levels lower than normal

Measurements at Summerland Reservoir and Isintok Lake were taken March 1

Fresh snow fell on yards across Penticton overnight before the morning of Feb. 24. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Heavy snow will bring the total accumulation of 20 to 30 centimetres to the B.C. interior highways this morning, before the Pacific frontal system tapers off into flurries before noon. (Black Press file photo)

Snowfall warning in effect for Coquihalla Highway, Highway 3

20 to 30 cm of snow accumulation this morning

Heavy snow will bring the total accumulation of 20 to 30 centimetres to the B.C. interior highways this morning, before the Pacific frontal system tapers off into flurries before noon. (Black Press file photo)
Megan Bruns shared this photograph of vehicles stuck on the sides of Ford Road Thursday morning, Feb. 17. (Contributed)

VIDEO: Shuswap residents upset with icy condition of road shared by neighbour, AIM Roads

Resident says Ford Road was ‘complete ice’ Thursday morning, with multiple vehicles in ditches

Megan Bruns shared this photograph of vehicles stuck on the sides of Ford Road Thursday morning, Feb. 17. (Contributed)
Caribou spotted from helicopter in the Queest area near Revelstoke. (Conservation Officer Service Facebook)

Two Alberta snowbikers fined more than $1,600 for riding in caribou closure near Revelstoke

The riders were spotted by conservation officers in the Sale Mountain caribou closure

Caribou spotted from helicopter in the Queest area near Revelstoke. (Conservation Officer Service Facebook)
The Feb. 1, 2022 measurements showed the Boundary region had the lowest snow pack levels in the province. (British Columbia Snow Survey and Water Supply Bulletin)

Snow levels below normal in Okanagan, Similkameen and Boundary

Cool temperatures expected to continue until April

The Feb. 1, 2022 measurements showed the Boundary region had the lowest snow pack levels in the province. (British Columbia Snow Survey and Water Supply Bulletin)
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Summerland snow measurements well below normal

Data from two sites west of Summerland shows lower than average snow pack

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Coquihalla Summit. (DriveBC)

20 cm of snow expected to fall on Coquihalla

Road maintenance crews are prepping the highway for Friday’s snowfall

Coquihalla Summit. (DriveBC)
Environment Canada is forecasting between 15 and 30 centimetres of snow on the Coquihalla Highway from Saturday evening, Jan. 29, to early Monday morning, Jan. 31, 2022. (File photo)

Snowfall expected on B.C. Interior highways over the weekend

Environment Canada has issued a weather alert for the Coquihalla, Trans-Canada and Highway 3

Environment Canada is forecasting between 15 and 30 centimetres of snow on the Coquihalla Highway from Saturday evening, Jan. 29, to early Monday morning, Jan. 31, 2022. (File photo)
An excited school bus driver with two of her young passengers made a pit stop at 771 Vaughan Street on Wednesday, Jan. 26 for a photo with Vanessa Hildreth’s “Snowgopogo 2022’ sculpture. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Ogopogo made of snow sighted in Quesnel

‘Snowgopogo’ on Vaughan Street draws happy visitors and lots of smiles

An excited school bus driver with two of her young passengers made a pit stop at 771 Vaughan Street on Wednesday, Jan. 26 for a photo with Vanessa Hildreth’s “Snowgopogo 2022’ sculpture. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
A woman with an umbrella walks during a snowfall in Agios Steganos, north of Athens, on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022. The wave of bad weather hitting Greece is forecast to continue through Tuesday, and has seen snow falling even on some islands. Authorities have warned the public to avoid all but essential outdoor movement, and several major roads and highways are passable only with snow chains. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Snow blankets Athens, Greek islands and Istanbul

Temperatures reached -17 C in eastern Albania as storm, named Elpida hits Mediterranean

A woman with an umbrella walks during a snowfall in Agios Steganos, north of Athens, on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022. The wave of bad weather hitting Greece is forecast to continue through Tuesday, and has seen snow falling even on some islands. Authorities have warned the public to avoid all but essential outdoor movement, and several major roads and highways are passable only with snow chains. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 77 per cent of B.C. adults have felt their mental health decline during the pandemic, compared to the national figure of 41 per cent. (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. mental health expert offers tips for dealing with seasonal blues on Blue Monday

B.C. far above national average for those reporting deteriorating mental health through pandemic

According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 77 per cent of B.C. adults have felt their mental health decline during the pandemic, compared to the national figure of 41 per cent. (Black Press Media file photo)
While the weather is great for building snowmen, some are wishing the snowy weather would give way to milder temperatures. (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: Can you cope with lots of snow?

This winter, there has been no shortage of snow in Western Canada

While the weather is great for building snowmen, some are wishing the snowy weather would give way to milder temperatures. (Black Press file photo)