The Weather Network – Polar vortex set to bring dangerously cold weather to the Prairies

The Weather Network – Polar vortex set to bring dangerously cold weather to the Prairies

Another outbreak of severe cold is on its way to the Prairies this week, courtesy of the polar vortex. Part of the polar vortex will branch off Monday and plunge south over the Prairies. The origin of this coldest lobe of Arctic air can be traced back to the North Pole. The Arctic air will … Read more

The Weather Network – One fierce storm is leaving Atlantic Canada in time for another this weekend

The Weather Network – One fierce storm is leaving Atlantic Canada in time for another this weekend

An intense system that brought drenched rain and high winds to Atlantic Canada will dish its final farewell shot over Newfoundland on Thursday night before conditions calm down to round out the week. Don’t let your guard down too much though – another storm is on the way this weekend. SEE ALSO: Triple-dip La Niña … Read more

The Weather Network – Cold, icy travel in southern Ontario, next storm ahead

The Weather Network – Cold, icy travel in southern Ontario, next storm ahead

After waking up to what felt more like a spring day in southern Ontario on Wednesday, temperatures dropped quickly and steadily as a strong cold front moved through the region. Winds picked up and blizzards rolled in, prompting widespread travel advisories for winter weather as conditions quickly deteriorated Wednesday night. A quiet street in the … Read more

The Weather Network – Triple-dip La Niña and polar vortex for a cold start to winter

The Weather Network – Triple-dip La Niña and polar vortex for a cold start to winter

Warm weather has dominated most of the fall season across Canada. In recent weeks, however, most Canadians have made an abrupt transition to a period of wintry weather. Is this sudden transition to cold and snowy weather a warning of what’s to come this winter? Let’s see what we expect from the December to February … Read more

The Weather Network – Another shot of winter, severe cold and snow focuses on the prairies

The Weather Network – Another shot of winter, severe cold and snow focuses on the prairies

The weekend closes with another shot of wintery weather for the Prairies as a clipper develops and crosses the Rockies. A cold front crossing Alberta brings strong winds and ends the past week’s mild temperatures. Snowfall will accumulate over the eastern Prairies, with the area between the lakes possibly receiving up to 12 inches of … Read more

The Weather Network – Threatening arctic cold hits BC amid heavy snow in the Alps

The Weather Network – Threatening arctic cold hits BC amid heavy snow in the Alps

Two fronts sliding down the coast will bring a fresh coat of snow to alpine levels all weekend. While this will be applauded by ski resorts officially starting their winter season, with freezing levels starting to tumble below 1,000 feet ahead of the Arctic air mass next week, traveling through the passes this weekend can … Read more

The Weather Network – Heavy snow will impact travel to BC ski destinations this weekend

The Weather Network – Threatening arctic cold hits BC amid heavy snow in the Alps

Two fronts sliding down the coast will bring a fresh coat of snow to alpine levels all weekend. While this will be applauded by ski resorts officially starting their winter season, with freezing levels starting to tumble below 1,000 feet ahead of the Arctic air mass next week, traveling through the passes this weekend can … Read more

The Weather Network – 30 degree temperature change for this part of Canada, here’s why

The Weather Network – 30 degree temperature change for this part of Canada, here’s why

A Chinook lineup pushed temperatures into double digits in several southern communities in western Canada on Friday. In Calgary it was 12°C in the afternoon and a few hours later it dropped by about 10 degrees. The wind direction shifted from gust southwest at 60 km/h at 12:00 to north at 60 km/h at 14:00, … Read more

The Weather Network – Wind Warnings, 40 cm of Snow in Atlantic Canada with Bomb Cyclone

The Weather Network – Wind Warnings, 40 cm of Snow in Atlantic Canada with Bomb Cyclone

It’s going to be a rough 24 hours across Atlantic Canada as a rapidly strengthening bomb cyclone hits the region with high winds and heavy snowfalls. Travel will sometimes be dangerous, if not impossible, especially in parts of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. We’re looking at the development of a powerful low-pressure system moving across the … Read more

The Weather Network – Blockbuster lake-effect blizzard continues Sunday in Ontario

The Weather Network – Blockbuster lake-effect blizzard continues Sunday in Ontario

Sunday sees the grand finale of a historic lake-effect blizzard as a wind shift puts new parts of southern Ontario in play for heavy snowfall and periods of dangerous travel to close out the weekend. PHOTOS: Snowstorms big enough to bury cars take over Buffalo, NY This has been an outbreak of snow storms for … Read more