Closures/Cancellations (will be updated as more are announced) Metrobus will be suspending service two hours early Friday night (Sep 10) City of St. John’s is closing all City Recreation facilities for Saturday morning, September 11 with an update 11:00am Saturday morning. As well, all sports facilities will be closed for the weekend with an update to […]

With a hurricane warning issued by Environment Canada for the metro area and tropical storm watches for other areas of Eastern NL, it’s a good time to go over the Government of Newfoundland & Labrador’s recommendations for hurricane preparedness. Hurricane season officially runs from June through November when the waters of the Atlantic Ocean are […]

How bad is the 2020 hurricane season? So bad that forecasters have only four names left out of 21 available, with the latest being Tropical Storm Rene–the earliest appearance of an R-named storm on record. “Odds are high that the 21-name Atlantic list will be used up,” Dennis Feltgen, a spokesman for the National Hurricane […]

Think Newfoundland weather is crazy? Over a foot of snow fell in Anchorage on Saturday, breaking the record for that date in the Alaskan city. But that wasn’t the only record to fall on Saturday, as temperatures rose to a record high of 45 degrees at 3 a.m. before dropping to the point where large […]

While the province slept Saturday night into Sunday morning, Dorian was working hard off the coast of the island. As the former hurricane made it’s way to Newfoundland, high winds caused by the storm system created a massive 100 foot (30 m) wave just off of the south-west coast. Bill Carter, director of the Marine […]

You have heard the expression “it’s raining cats and dogs”, but what about is blowing cats and dogs? The National Weather Service is warning residents in northern Ohio with small dogs that due to high winds, anything not nailed down may become air born. Even your pooch! Wind gusts up to 50 miles (80 km) […]

As they say in Game of Thrones, “winter is coming.” Although in this case, I guess winter is here. A strong storm that hit the Hawaiian islands over the weekend brought winds so strong that power lines were damaged, trees were uprooted and some areas even saw snow. While snow is not completely unheard in mountainous […]

After an investigation, police in Illinois have made an arrest in connection with the sub-zero temperatures the state, and much of the U.S. and Canada, have been trudging through lately. The McLean Police Department posted on their Facebook page showing officers placing Elsa from the Disney movie Frozen under arrest for the crime. “ATTENTION: Due to the EXTREME […]

Police officers in Indiana say they found two young boys home alone week (somewhat fittingly) watching Home Alone. According to authorities, the boys were left at home while their mother was at work. Following an anonymous phone call, officers arrived at the home where they found a seven year old and four year old watching the holiday […]

As the late, great Ned Stark would say, “Winter is coming”.. and according to the Farmer’s Almanac, it’s going to be a “cold, cold one.” Basing it’s information on mathematical and astronomical formulas, The Farmers’ Almanac editor Peter Geiger says, “What we’re saying for this particular winter is that it’s just basically going to be very, […]



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