Mountain Pass Snow Today.. Best Weather in Canada Starts Tomorrow.. Jan 2nd

  • By far the best weather across the country will be in BC 's south coast tomorrow as the rest of Canada continues to sits in extreme cold
  • Much of Metro Vancouver has seen around 10 mm already as a Pacific cold front moves inland. Rain will continue through this afternoon with another 10-15 mm possible
  • After the front passes through early this evening, skies will begin to clear quickly as the winds shift. Winds will be strong overnight & tomorrow morning from the NW
  • The same cold front moving east today will bring snow to sections of the southern interior highway passes today and tonight especially for the Coquihalla Highway - 15 to 25 cm are expected with higher amounts of 30 to 50 cm possible near the Coquihalla summit. The heaviest snow should taper off by early Friday morning.
  • Dry and cool weather will dominate over the weekend as a cooler airmass moves into place. Lots of sun Friday - Sunday but temps will drop below zero tomorrow night with afternoon highs down to 3é4 for the weekend
  • A new system moves in for Monday which may being some local mountain snow 
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Already snowing on the Coquihalla.. as much as 50 cm on the summit by tomorrow am

Prairies to Atlantic Canada Deep Freeze
  • Extreme wind chills are in place today from SK through to Newfoundland with warnings and special weather statements to match
  • For parts of Canada feeling the minus 40 to minus 50 wind chills again today - this is about as cold as it gets for Canada
  • Toronto will likely be under the extreme cold alert again tonight for -25 wind chills
  • Edmonton is in the edge of the coldest of the air but is instead getting freezing rain today and is under a warning through to this evening
  • Cold air will remain in place for another couple days with a warm-up starting in the east for the end of the weekend
  • But that`s just about the time a second wave of Arctic air spills back down across Alberta to begin it`s track eastward..ie more cold air next week
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Temperatures alone are frigid even before the wind chills..

Blizzard Tonight from NYC to Atlantic Canada
  • A major snowstorm will reach from across part of the Midwest to New England tonight into Friday. 
  • By tonight the storm will affect 20 states with more than 120 million people in the Midwest and the Northeast combined and could have a major negative impact on travel for people returning from holiday destinations, heading back to school or resuming business activities.
  • Meanwhile, blizzard warnings have been issued for all of Nova Scotia and parts of Newfoundland inc St John.s for a blast of snow with this same US system and stronger winds that will bring prolonged periods of white out conditions for parts of Nova Scotia 
  • The worst of the weather will be just ramping up for our shows tonight in Halifax
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Taken from CBC Maritime Meteorologist Kalin Mitchell's facebook page

More Than 300 Sharks In Australia Are Now On Twitter
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California tests natural disaster early warning system
  • An early warning system for earthquakes, tsunamis and floods is being trialled in the US.
  • Scientists are using GPS technology and other sensors to detect the impending threat of natural disasters.. this is the same system Japan uses and best system we;'ve got
  • http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25467873

Vancouver Weather

Wednesday

Rain

17°C

Thursday

Periods of rain

20°C

Friday

Cloudy

20°C

Saturday

Sunny

22°C

Sunday

Sunny

23°C