B.C. windstorm

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Strong snow storm forecast for Highway 3

Allison Pass is expected to get between 15 and 20 cm of snow

 

Aisle at the Vernon Superstore. (Jenny Smith/ Vernon Morning Star)

Product shortage at Okanagan grocery stores, due to highway closures

Save On Foods was without produce Tuesday morning

 

Alex Parker gets some air time as he sails over a wave. (Michael Briones photo)

PHOTOS: Stormy conditions delight Vancouver Island windsurfers

French Creek’s Columbia Beach a popular spot for fans of the sport during this week’s wind

 

Storm watchers take in the waves off Ucluelet. (Westerly file photo)

Storm warning: B.C. West Coast prepares as best it can for inevitable rough weather

BC Hydro ready as La Nina returns, with expected intensified winds and rainfall

Storm watchers take in the waves off Ucluelet. (Westerly file photo)
Trees down on the Frigon Road to Port Alice after a 2020 windstorm. (David Burnett | Facebook)

Severe windstorm forecast for Northern Vancouver Island

These winds may cause damage to exposed coastal sections

Trees down on the Frigon Road to Port Alice after a 2020 windstorm. (David Burnett | Facebook)
Jay Vaughn, Brian Pohto and Janet Pohto opened up the Island Sun’s tuna freezers for anyone worried about food thawing over the four-day power outage on Malcolm Island. (Christopher Hurst photo)

Community shines bright during power outage

Hardest hit areas on the North Island stepped up to keep neighbours warm and fed

Jay Vaughn, Brian Pohto and Janet Pohto opened up the Island Sun’s tuna freezers for anyone worried about food thawing over the four-day power outage on Malcolm Island. (Christopher Hurst photo)
Areas without power as of 2 p.m. Nov. 19. (BC Hydro image)

1709 customers still without power on the North Island

Port Alice and Zeballos will not have power restored until Friday due to extensive damage

Areas without power as of 2 p.m. Nov. 19. (BC Hydro image)
Power has been restored to the North Island. BC Hydro is asking any customers who still do not have power to contact them. (BC Hydro photo)

Power is back on in the North Island

If you still don’t have electricity, now’s the time to call it in

Power has been restored to the North Island. BC Hydro is asking any customers who still do not have power to contact them. (BC Hydro photo)
Trees downed on the Frigon Road to Port Alice. (David Burnett | Facebook)

UPDATE: North Island power to be restored by 5 p.m. Wednesday for most regions

BC Hydro dispells myth that it could take a week to restore

Trees downed on the Frigon Road to Port Alice. (David Burnett | Facebook)
This ramp is where the old whaling station in Coal Harbour used to drag whales to be processed. On Tuesday they could have swam themselves up. (Zoe Ducklow photo)

PHOTOS: A king tide tangled with a rainstorm to make dramatically high water levels

Coal Harbour withstood the phenomena, but it was unlike any they’d seen before

This ramp is where the old whaling station in Coal Harbour used to drag whales to be processed. On Tuesday they could have swam themselves up. (Zoe Ducklow photo)
Falling tree on Byng Road.

Trees down over power lines on Byng Road

At least four trees fell in powerful windstorm

Falling tree on Byng Road.
A “vigorous” storm is making its way to north Vancouver Island tonight. (Environment Canada satellite image)

Vigorous windstorm headed for the North Island tonight

Environment Canada predicting 110-km/hr gusts overnight Monday, with possible snow

A “vigorous” storm is making its way to north Vancouver Island tonight. (Environment Canada satellite image)
Environment Canada issues gale warnings for western Vancouver Island

Environment Canada issues gale warnings for western Vancouver Island

Gale warnings in effect for most of Vancouver Island and west coast Mainland

  • Oct 20, 2019
Environment Canada issues gale warnings for western Vancouver Island