A warning for snowfall has been issued for West Kootenay and the Boundary areas. Environment Canada says a damp Pacific frontal system is moving through the Southern Interior of British Columbia, and is predicting twenty to thirty centimeters of snow along certain sections of Highway 3. Exclusively, the warning is for Paulson Summit, which has an elevation of 1,446 meters, to the Kootenay Pass, which has an elevation of 1,781 meters.
Manitoba Hydro and the City of Winnipeg are hiring private customers to get rid of the downed trees and branches. Matt Vinet, a manager at Green Drop, one of the yard maintenance companies contracted to do the work, called the situation “a tree apocalypse.” “I do not mean to be so alarmist, but it looks pretty grim at this point. We are going to see a lot of damage to a lot of trees,” he said.
Much of the province of Alberta remained under weather warnings or statements on Monday as Environment Canada was predicting a severe weather variation on Monday evening and through to Tuesday.
The Atlantic hurricane season remains extremely dynamic with three named systems in the basic. Tropical Storm Karen remained the most impactful of the storms on Tuesday as it hit Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands with tropical storm force winds as well as heavy rain.
Canadians can look forward to average temperatures this fall that’ll give way to cold winter in eastern and central regions of the country.
According to the Weather Network meteorologist, “Then we will make out a new Pacific system track into the British Columbia coast through Thursday and Friday as heavy rain and gusty winds target much of the coast into the weekend. Temperatures will continue to be chilly and lower than seasonal across British Columbia through the weekend.
Localities in the Charlotte region are submerged by flooding on Sunday into Monday. Local news reporters capture cars and homes underwater in the vicinity. A coupled being saved from their home in the Mount Holly neighborhood on Monday morning, was captured by FOX46 Charlotte news reporter and anchor Lindsey Clein. The couple was brought to drier, safer ground by a rescue team on a boat as high floodwaters encircle their home.
Presently, the system is expected to track well offshore up the Eastern Seaboard, though some coastal spots still stand to see hefty rainfall totals. We are continuing to keep an eye on the possibility of a rainfall threat to Atlantic Canada as well.
According to Weather Network meteorologist Jaclyn Whittal, “Initially confined to the higher terrain, more snow will expand along stretches of the Alaska Highway, and possibly even at valley locations such as Fort Nelson and Dease Lake.”
NOAA (The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) now states there’s a likelihood of further hurricanes forming this season than as forecasted in the spring.