Madison Sadleir enjoying the aftermath of the snow storm in Vanderhoof on Jan. 3. She is sledding down a small hill of snow behind the YMCA building. (Aman Parhar/ Omineca Express)

Vanderhoof weather update: 60 percent chance of snow in the evening

Here is a look into the weather forecast for the week

It’s been a snowy welcome into the new year, with snow storms occurring in different parts of the province. For Vanderhoof, snow will be ending early this afternoon, as per an Environment Canada forecast, but cloudy weather will continue.

This afternoon, there is a 40 percent chance of rain showers or snow. In total, the area will receive over 5 cms of snow.

Wind will be at 20 kms per hour this afternoon, with a high of 2 C.

In the evening, 60 percent chance of flurries, with a low of – 4 C. With windchill, the temperature will fall to – 9 C overnight.

READ MORE: Cancelled flights, avalanche warnings for North Coast regions

READ MORE: Much of B.C. under weather warnings as winter storm touches down on south coast

Below is a look at the weather forecast for the next seven days.

Sat, Jan. 4

A mix of sun and clouds, with winds up to 15 kms per hour. The temperature will be at a high of – 3 C, with a UV index of 1 or lower.

At night, there will be cloudy periods, with a low of – 10 C.

Sun, Jan. 5

Again, there is a mix of sun and clouds on Sunday, with a 60 percent chance of flurries. In the morning, the temperature should be at a high of – 4 C.

At night, there is a 60 percent chance of flurries, with a low of – 8 C.

Mon, Jan. 6

It will be a cloudy Monday, with periods of snow through the day, and a high of – 2 C. At night, the cloudy weather will continue with a 70 percent chance of flurries and a low of – 8 C.

Tue, Jan. 7

Cloudy again, with 30 percent chance of flurries and a high of – 6 C in the morning.

At night, there is a 60 percent chance of flurries with a low of – 11 C.

Wed, Jan. 8

Cloudy weather continues with a high of – 7 C in the morning. At night, there is a 30 percent chance of flurries with a low of – 12 C.

Thu, Jan. 9

On Jan. 9, there are 30 percent chance of flurries and a high of – 10, with the same cloudy weather continuing.

For weather updates, visit

Aman Parhar
Editor, Vanderhoof Omineca Express

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here


Landon George sleds down the hill, while Madison Sadleir gives him company without a sled. (Aman Parhar/ Omineca Express)

Just Posted

COVID-19: Northern Health assuring public it has declared no public exposure events or outbreaks

As of Sept. 17, there are 241 cases in the Northern Health Authority region

Single-engine aircraft crashes near Telkwa

Two occupants of the plane sustained minor injuries and were transported to hospital

Cullen announces bid for provincial NDP nomination for Stikine riding

Current MLA Donaldson not seeking re-election

Anne Marie Sam seeks NDP nomination for Nechako Lakes riding

She also ran in 2017 but was defeated by BC Liberal John Rustad

Northern Health records 1st fatality due to COVID-19

Six people died from the novel coronavirus on the weekend, health officials confirm

3 new deaths due to COVID-19 in B.C., 139 new cases

B.C. confirms 40 ‘historic cases,’ as well

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

The court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington

Emaciated grizzly found dead on central B.C. coast as low salmon count sparks concern

Grizzly was found on Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw territory in Smith Inlet, 60K north of Port Hardy

VIDEO: B.C. to launch mouth-rinse COVID-19 test for kids

Test involves swishing and gargling saline in mouth and no deep-nasal swab

Young Canadians have curtailed vaping during pandemic, survey finds

The survey funded by Heart & Stroke also found the decrease in vaping frequency is most notable in British Columbia and Ontario

B.C. teachers file Labour Relations Board application over COVID-19 classroom concerns

The application comes as B.C.’s second week of the new school year comes to a close

CHARTS: Beyond Metro Vancouver, COVID-19 cases in B.C. haven’t increased much recently

COVID-19 case counts outside of Metro Vancouver have been level since July

70-year-old punched in the head in dispute over disability parking space in Nanaimo

Senior’s turban knocked off in incident at mall parking lot

Thousands of child care spaces coming to 35 B.C. communities

Province announces milestone in Childcare BC plan

Most Read