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Submitted photo of Russell Farms Market near Crofton on Vancouver Island on Feb. 1, 2020. (Amanda Costin photo)
Submitted photo of Russell Farms Market near Crofton on Vancouver Island on Feb. 1, 2020. (Amanda Costin photo)
The default weather app on iPhones was showing a tornado in Courtenay on Monday, Jan. 27. Environment Canada assured The Record no such phenomenon occurred. Photo by Jeannie Spencer

Was there a tornado on Vancouver Island Monday?

Suspected phone app glitch gives eerie warning

  • Jan 28, 2020
The default weather app on iPhones was showing a tornado in Courtenay on Monday, Jan. 27. Environment Canada assured The Record no such phenomenon occurred. Photo by Jeannie Spencer
Brent Taron’s first day as Ucluelet’s new public works foreman landed at the same time as the town’s first snowfall of the year, which he and his team tackled with the help of this salt and sand spreader. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Winter hits Tofino and Ucluelet with snow and power outages

Ucluelet’s new public works foreman tackles town’s first snowfall first day on the job.

Brent Taron’s first day as Ucluelet’s new public works foreman landed at the same time as the town’s first snowfall of the year, which he and his team tackled with the help of this salt and sand spreader. (Andrew Bailey photo)
A wet week ahead is being predicted by Environment Canada. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Put away the shovels, week of rain ahead for Vancouver Island

Environment Canada calling for wet weather until Sunday

A wet week ahead is being predicted by Environment Canada. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
Soldiers from the 4th Artillery Regiment based at CFB Gagetown clear snow at a residence in St. John’s on Monday, January 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Soldiers from the 4th Artillery Regiment based at CFB Gagetown clear snow at a residence in St. John’s on Monday, January 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Environment Canada issues gale warnings for western Vancouver Island

Environment Canada issues gale warnings for western Vancouver Island

Gale warnings in effect for most of Vancouver Island and west coast Mainland

  • Oct 20, 2019
Environment Canada issues gale warnings for western Vancouver Island
(Tourism Fernie/Instagram)

B.C. town dazzled with Northern Lights display

Early Monday morning, Fernie B.C. was graced with green skies

(Tourism Fernie/Instagram)
Victoria saw a record-breaking amount of rain in December. (News files)

Victoria breaks rainfall record for November

Residents say mild weather makes toughing out the rain worthwhile

Victoria saw a record-breaking amount of rain in December. (News files)
(Troy Landreville/Black Press)

Heat wave coming to Vancouver Island

Temperatures expected to rise into 30’s for some areas including the east coast of island.

(Troy Landreville/Black Press)