BC Storm Starts Tonight...Nov 6th

  • A developing area of low pressure will approach the extreme South Coast of British Columbia tonight, bringing lots of rain, gusty winds and heavy snow the the mountain passes 
  • A special weather statement is in place for the higher elevations of the southern interior connectors for 5-10 cm tonight
  • As for the south coast, showers will begin for Vancouver later this afternoon, becoming heavy through the overnight 
  • 30-50 mm is expected for parts of Vancouver (higher amounts on the north shore) before beginning to taper off tomorrow afternoon
  • The system will track east, bringing snow to the Rockies and parts of the southern interior
  • Lingering showers will stick around for Friday, before another system brings rain for Saturday (although not as stormy as tonight's)
  • Temps remain cool all this week with afternoon highs around 8/9
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Meanwhile, Storm for Ontario & Quebec Too
  • Southern Ontario and Quebec will generally see a warm, wet and windy day today as a the same low pressure system that has brought snow the Prairies this week, tracks across northeastern Ontario into western Quebec. 
  • The heaviest rain will fall near the upper Great Lakes but rain for Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal today
  • Temps are mild as well for the south- mid teens for Toronto!
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Greenhouse gas levels hit new record high
  • Atmospheric volumes of greenhouse gases blamed for climate change hit a new record in 2012, the World Meteorological Organisation reported today
  • The accelerating trend is driving climate change, making it harder to keep global warming to within 2 degrees Celsius, a target agreed at a Copenhagen summit in 2009.
  • This year is worse than last year, and 2011 was worse than 2010
  • http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/greenhouse-gas-levels-hit-new-record-high-1.2416567

Super typhoon Haiyan hits Category 5, an extremely serious threat to Philippines
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Dangerous meteors hit Earth way more often than thought

New 'Body Part' Discovered In Human Knee

Vancouver Weather

Wednesday

Chance of showers

18°C

Thursday

Chance of showers

17°C

Friday

Periods of rain

16°C

Saturday

Chance of showers

17°C

Sunday

A mix of sun and cloud

20°C