Severe weather

Forecast calling for snow on Nov. 13, 2020. With file shot of snow seen here falling along the Coquihalla Highway on Saturday, April 27, 2019. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review file)

‘Hazardous’ winter conditions for the Coq with storm forecast Friday

Heavy snow over the Coquihalla Highway from Hope to Merritt by the afternoon

 

Rain in the forecast for Nov. 3, 2020. (Jesse Winter/Yukon News)

Heavy rains have arrived with a vengeance across the Fraser Valley

They’re calling for 40 to 60 mm of the wet stuff across the region as sub-tropical moisture moves in

 

A high streamflow advisory was issued Sept. 23, 2020 for the Chilliwack River (seen here Nov. 24, 2017) and other rivers and tributaries across B.C.. (Jennifer Feinberg/The Chilliwack Progress file)

Rivers could rise rapidly as heavy rains hit Lower Mainland

Larger rivers to reach peak levels on Thursday or into Friday, according to high streamflow advisory

 

Environment Canada issued a special weather statement this week as heavy rains arrive in the Fraser Valley. (Black Press file photo)

First rainstorm of the season pelting the Lower Mainland

Batten down the hatches as heavy rains, wind, and some localized flooding possible

Environment Canada issued a special weather statement this week as heavy rains arrive in the Fraser Valley. (Black Press file photo)
VIDEO: Alberta mopping up after storm that brought heavy rain, hail and tornadoes
VIDEO: Alberta mopping up after storm that brought heavy rain, hail and tornadoes
Rainfall records fell in deluge Saturday across the Fraser Valley

Rainfall records fell in deluge Saturday across the Fraser Valley

The steady rain broke the May 30 record in Chilliwack for rain with one day total of 31.7 mm

Rainfall records fell in deluge Saturday across the Fraser Valley
A man walks through storm debris following a deadly tornado Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding buildings and killing multiple people. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

UPDATE: Tornadoes devastate Tennessee, killing at least 19 people

The disaster affected voting in Tennessee, one of 14 Super Tuesday states

A man walks through storm debris following a deadly tornado Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding buildings and killing multiple people. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Construction workers continue rebuilding Rockwell Drive in the District of Kent. Residents have returned home weeks ahead of schedule thanks to work running faster than anticipated. (Colin Caldwell/Contributed)

Water supply restored for flood-battered District of Kent road

Residents have returned home to potable drinking water, district officials say

Construction workers continue rebuilding Rockwell Drive in the District of Kent. Residents have returned home weeks ahead of schedule thanks to work running faster than anticipated. (Colin Caldwell/Contributed)
WATCH: Residents of washed-out District of Kent road returning home early

WATCH: Residents of washed-out District of Kent road returning home early

Most residents can go home weeks ahead of schedule, district mayor says

WATCH: Residents of washed-out District of Kent road returning home early
Flood waters still pool in the road at Chehalis River Campground in Harrison Mills. Camp host Jason Walters hopes to find assistance in repairing the road to reopen the camp in some capacity. (Jason Walters/Contributed)

Chehalis River campground closed until further notice

Camp host seeking help for road repairs

Flood waters still pool in the road at Chehalis River Campground in Harrison Mills. Camp host Jason Walters hopes to find assistance in repairing the road to reopen the camp in some capacity. (Jason Walters/Contributed)
An escort leads a convoy down Hemlock Valley Road in the District of Kent on Monday. Up to 500 people were stranded at Sasquatch Mountain Resort when the road became impassable (Emil Anderson Maintenance/Contributed Photo)

LETTER: Treacherous Hemlock Valley Rd. negligence could someday be fatal

Government silence is equal to outrageous indifference, writes Aaron Nielsen

An escort leads a convoy down Hemlock Valley Road in the District of Kent on Monday. Up to 500 people were stranded at Sasquatch Mountain Resort when the road became impassable (Emil Anderson Maintenance/Contributed Photo)
An escort truck from Emil Anderson Maintenance rolls ahead of a convoy of vehicles navigating the critically damaged Hemlock Valley Rd. on Monday. More than 50 vehicles went down that day, ending four days of being stranded for a number of guests and employees at Sasquatch Mountain Resort. (Emil Anderson Maintenance/Contributed)

Community over crisis: Hemlock Valley restoration efforts in full swing

Sasquatch Mountain Resort resumes operations Saturday

An escort truck from Emil Anderson Maintenance rolls ahead of a convoy of vehicles navigating the critically damaged Hemlock Valley Rd. on Monday. More than 50 vehicles went down that day, ending four days of being stranded for a number of guests and employees at Sasquatch Mountain Resort. (Emil Anderson Maintenance/Contributed)
Construction crews clear the debris from landslides and rock slides that destroyed portions of Rockwell Dr. in Harrison Hot Springs this weekend. RCMP and Search and Rescue evacuated several residents on Saturday due to damaged roads, no potable water and dangerous conditions. (Colin Caldwell/Contributed)

UPDATE: Water testing underway for Rockwell Drive area

Road remains closed, residents should not use water

Construction crews clear the debris from landslides and rock slides that destroyed portions of Rockwell Dr. in Harrison Hot Springs this weekend. RCMP and Search and Rescue evacuated several residents on Saturday due to damaged roads, no potable water and dangerous conditions. (Colin Caldwell/Contributed)
Damage to Rockwell Drive rendered the Harrison Hot Springs street unrecognizable and utterly destroyed by this weekend’s floods. More than 40 homes needed to be evacuated from the area. (Colin Caldwell/Contributed)
Damage to Rockwell Drive rendered the Harrison Hot Springs street unrecognizable and utterly destroyed by this weekend’s floods. More than 40 homes needed to be evacuated from the area. (Colin Caldwell/Contributed)
A convoy of vehicles leaves Hemlock Valley Road on Monday, escorted by an Emil Anderson Maintenance vehicle. Those staying at the resort have been stranded because of a landslide barring access to the road early this past weekend. (Emil Anderson Maintenance/Contributed)

UPDATE – Rescue efforts to resume Wednesday, days after landslide strands hundreds on Sasquatch Mountain

Route closed early Tuesday morning, will open again Wednesday morning

A convoy of vehicles leaves Hemlock Valley Road on Monday, escorted by an Emil Anderson Maintenance vehicle. Those staying at the resort have been stranded because of a landslide barring access to the road early this past weekend. (Emil Anderson Maintenance/Contributed)
A convoy of formerly stranded vehicles finally makes its way down Hemlock Valley Road on Monday. People at the Sasquatch Mountain Resort were stranded for two days. (Emil Anderson Maintenance/Contributed)

WATCH: Sasquatch Mountain evacuation successful

More than 50 vehicles escorted down mountain

A convoy of formerly stranded vehicles finally makes its way down Hemlock Valley Road on Monday. People at the Sasquatch Mountain Resort were stranded for two days. (Emil Anderson Maintenance/Contributed)
People stranded at the Sasquatch Mountain Resort line up for helicopter rides to Chilliwack after being stranded on top of the mountain by a landslide. (Vickie MacKenzie)

Sasquatch Mountain ground evacuation plans underway

Cars could be escorted down Monday if conditions are safe, MOTI says.

People stranded at the Sasquatch Mountain Resort line up for helicopter rides to Chilliwack after being stranded on top of the mountain by a landslide. (Vickie MacKenzie)
Many sailings have been delayed or cancelled due to high winds and snow removal. (Black Press Media file photo)

High winds cause cancellations, delays for several BC Ferries routes

Snow removal, 60-80 km winds stop many morning sailings

Many sailings have been delayed or cancelled due to high winds and snow removal. (Black Press Media file photo)
Hurricane Harvey has flooded parts of Texas. (Canadian Press photo)

Canadian expats hunker down as remnants of hurricane Harvey ravage Texas

The hurricane has battered the southern U.S. for days

Hurricane Harvey has flooded parts of Texas. (Canadian Press photo)