Snow expected to continue to hit the Coquihalla on Wednesday | Globalnews.ca

More snow is expected to fall on the higher elevations of the Coquihalla on Wednesday, Environment Canada says. The national weather agency’s special weather statement for the Coquihalla Highway, from Hope to Merritt, is continuing Wednesday with 10 to 20 centimetres of snow forecast between the day and the evening. Read more: Summer heat wave … Read more

Severe Thunderstorm Storm Warning Tarrant, Denton, Parker and Wise County until 3:30am, Watch Until 8AM, Details Here

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Denton, Parker, Tarrant and Wise County until 3:30am. Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 8AM. Severe weather is possible overnight into Wednesday morning. The main threats will be from high winds, large hail and possible isolated tornados. CBS 11 Meteorologists are monitoring the situation. Updates Below.   2:49 AM … Read more

Met Eireann: Ireland to be battered by rain as many weather warnings in effect

Met Eireann has put weather warnings in place for ten counties across Ireland as an Atlantic front brings with it a serious amount of rain. The areas affected include; Cork, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Wexford, Wicklow, Tipperary, Waterford, and Kerry, as the worst of the weather will be felt in southern and eastern parts of … Read more

UPDATE: Storm Threat Continues For North Texas Early Wednesday Morning

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Severe weather is possible overnight into Wednesday morning. The main threats will be from high winds, large hail and possible isolated tornados. CBS 11 Meteorologists are monitoring the situation. After a dry but warm, windy and muggy Tuesday, we appear to still be on track with timing. Storms have begun to … Read more

Mercury risk in fish ‘low’ among Indigenous and remote communities, study finds

TORONTO — Indigenous and remote communities that rely on fish for sustenance shouldn’t worry about mercury levels in their food as the benefits of eating the meal outweigh the risks, according to a new study. The study, published recently in the journal Environmental Research, examined 443 blood samples and 276 hair samples from residents across … Read more

Ancestral remains of six individuals returned to Dokis First Nation by U.S. museum

TORONTO — The ancestral remains of six individuals have been returned home to Dokis First Nation in Ontario by the Field Museum in Chicago, Il., after being kept there for more than a century. In a press release on the repatriation of the remains, Dokis First Nation said that they had worked closely with the … Read more

‘What this community needs’: Pikangikum First Nation opens safe house for families in crisis

TORONTO — A northern Ontario First Nation has opened up a new safe house designed to help its residents heal from abusive and dangerous situations. Pikangikum First Nation, a remote community about 230 kilometres north of Kenora, Ont., recently opened the Pikangikum Community Safe House, a multi-unit facility designed to help those in the community … Read more

Rantz: Spokane Councilmember told cop she wasn’t ‘too enthused to help’ with murder investigation

Spokane City Councilmember Betsy Wilkerson touts three of her self-proclaimed values as she runs for re-election: collaboration, trust, and respect. But when officers asked for her assistance in a tragic murder investigation, a police officer says she told him she wasn’t “too enthused” to help. Wilkerson runs a family business that houses individuals with disabilities … Read more

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