Environment Canada weather

A storm lit up the skies in Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley on Saturday. (Photo by: Jaimie Grafstrom)

Severe thunderstorm watch upgraded to a warning for Okanagan-Shuswap

Residents living in the Okanagan, Shuswap and Similkameen are to prepare for severe weather

A storm lit up the skies in Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley on Saturday. (Photo by: Jaimie Grafstrom)
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Morning Start: Car radios were first implemented in 1930

Your morning start for Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Morning Start: Car radios were first implemented in 1930
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Morning Start: The inventor of the slapshot played in the Coloured Hockey League
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Morning Start: Before Rosa Parks, there was Claudette Colvin

Your morning start for Thursday, June 4, 2020

Morning Start: Before Rosa Parks, there was Claudette Colvin
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Morning Start: Jack Daniel’s whisky was created by an enslaved black man
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Morning Start: #BlackLivesMatter started with a love letter

Your morning start for Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Morning Start: #BlackLivesMatter started with a love letter
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Morning Start: No. 42 is the only number to be retired across all of Major League Baseball
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Morning Start: The Black Panthers’ central guiding principle was an “undying love for the people”
(Black Press Media files)
(Black Press Media files)
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Morning Start: How long did the Rodney King riots of 1992 last?

Your morning start for Monday, June 1, 2020

Morning Start: How long did the Rodney King riots of 1992 last?
Rain is expected to be plentiful in the Okanagan-Shuswap region Sunday, May 31. ( Black Press file photo)

Rain in Sunday forecast for Okanagan-Shuswap

Environment Canada calling for 15-20 millimetres in regions

Rain is expected to be plentiful in the Okanagan-Shuswap region Sunday, May 31. ( Black Press file photo)
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for parts of the B.C. Interior Saturday, May 30, 2020. (Stock photo)

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Okanagan, Shuswap

Environment Canada is forecasting strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy downpours in parts of the Interior

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for parts of the B.C. Interior Saturday, May 30, 2020. (Stock photo)
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Morning Start: How long can humans hold their breath underwater?
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Morning Start: How much weight does a Nascar driver lose during a race?

Your morning start for Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Morning Start: How much weight does a Nascar driver lose during a race?
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Morning Start: Why is it so dangerous to wake a sleepwalker?

Your morning start for Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Morning Start: Why is it so dangerous to wake a sleepwalker?
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Morning Start: How sleepy is the koala bear?

Your morning start for Monday, May 25, 2020

Morning Start: How sleepy is the koala bear?
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Morning Start: What was the only painting Van Gogh sold in his lifetime?
A Ring.com video shows a tornado lift a trampoline from a Saanich yard. (Ring.com)

VIDEO: Brief tornado tears through Vancouver Island neighbourhood

Footage captures moment trampoline is lifted and dropped down the street

A Ring.com video shows a tornado lift a trampoline from a Saanich yard. (Ring.com)
Morning Start: Living near more trees can feel as good as a $10,000 raise
Morning Start: Living near more trees can feel as good as a $10,000 raise
Canadian snowpack gets thinner every decade: Environment Canada study

Canadian snowpack gets thinner every decade: Environment Canada study

Much of what used to come down as snow now happens as rain

Canadian snowpack gets thinner every decade: Environment Canada study