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TCH Washout, Near Port Aux Basques -RCMP Photo

Torrential rains washout portions of Trans-Canada Highway in western Newfoundland

The department has reported washouts at four locations across the Trans-Canada Highway, along with roads in the Codroy Valley, Channel-Port aux Basques and the surrounding area. "This is not a 48-hour fix," said Transportation Minister Elvis Loveless at an afternoon media conference. "This is a big storm. We know that. But our crews are ready." Environment Canada is forecasting another…

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Coquihalla Closed Due To Forest Fires

Coquihalla Closed Between Hope and Meritt due to forest fires

BC: The #5 Coquihalla is closed between Hope and Merritt, as forest fires are getting closer to the highway, and smoke dangerously obscuring driver vision. (Thank you, Md Momin, for this pic taken on the weekend!). Detour options are #1 Trans-Canada north or the #3 Crowsnest East. August 21 Update The Coquihalla has fully reopened. Some smokey conditions along…

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Weather alerts for Friday July 16

Here are the important weather alerts for Friday, July 16, 2021: Air quality warnings (in grey) due to forest fire smoke across British Columbia and Alberta, and into northern Saskatchewan and Manitoba Heat warnings (in red) from Alberta to Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario, Severe Thunderstorm warning (in yellow) across New Brunswick, the Gaspe Peninsula, and spreading around the Maritimes

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Weather-Heavy Snowfall

AB: Heavy snowfall in Banff National Park, moderate snow in Canmore, and high winds across Prairies

AB: Heavy snowfall (up to 25-40 cm) will continue this evening along Trans-Canada Highway in Banff National Park. In Canmore 10-25 cm is expected. Wind gusts in exposed areas will reach 70 km/h early this evening resulting in poor visibility in blowing snow. Conditions will improve overnight tonight as the winds ease and the snow begins to taper off. Consider…

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