Monthly Archives: June 2017

How are heat warnings triggered in Canada?

Over the winter I produced a map showing the thresholds for triggering snowfall warnings in Canada, but now that summer is in full swing, it’s time to do the same for heat. Environment Canada issued a “special weather statement” for … Continue reading

Posted in Climate | 1 Comment

Okanagan Lake and the Tale of Two Records

Since mid-May, the Okanagan’s most popular news site has been running non-stop with one flood myth after another. I say “myth” because most stories are using mythical numbers. The number fudging started on May 16th when the mayor of Kelowna … Continue reading

Posted in Climate, Geography | 7 Comments