BC Hydro said about 6,000 customers were without power as of Friday morning due to high winds.
Kristi Gordon is a senior meteorologist on Global News at 5, Global News Hour at 6, and Global News at 11. She also appears weekday afternoons and weeknights on BC1.
Kristi was born and raised in White Rock and Crescent Beach and earned a science degree from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Physical Geography and Atmospheric Science.
After university, she spent the next several years working across Canada as a both an operational meteorologist and on-air meteorologist. She started initially in Vancouver but lived in both Toronto and Edmonton where she worked for almost every other network in the country. Kristi now brings that experience home to Global News and is honoured to be part of Canada’s top-rated newscast in the country.
Kristi and her husband, Paul, have two awesome sons, Jordan and Braden.
In addition to her work on Global BC and BC1, Kristi can be heard on the radio, weekdays from 3 to 6 PM on CKNW News Talk 980 and AM 730.
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A cold front is forecast to swing across the South Coast Wednesday night bringing the potential for some snow or wet snow.
With Texas shivering amid temperatures 20 C below their seasonal normal, it’s a good time to ask whether these extreme weather events are becoming more frequent.
It looks likely that Saturday morning’s snow event will be minimal for much of the Lower Mainland but that’s doesn’t mean we won’t see any snow.
After a little snowfall Wednesday, Metro Vancouver is expected to see record-breaking cold temperatures overnight.
Metro Vancouver will likely see minimal amounts, but it could fall during the morning commute, causing slippery roads and some minor delays.
Global BC Meteorologist Kristi Gordon explains one of Mother Nature’s more picturesque cloud formations.
Despite mild temperatures to date, winter is surely coming and will make itself felt as a polar vortex reasserts itself in the atmosphere.
Wind warnings were in effect for Victoria, the Southern Gulf Islands, the North Shore, as well as central and southwest Metro Vancouver.
In celebration of Global BC’s 60th Anniversary Global B.C. meteorologist Kristi Gordon looks back at the top weather stories of each decade from the 1960s until now.
A simple pasta dish that will set your taste buds alight.
Why are we getting so much rain? It’s all thanks to the phenomenon.
Here’s what you need to know about what’s to come, broken down by region.
The next round of snow is upon the South Coast and as always there is some uncertainty in the forecast, especially for Metro Vancouver. But here are five things that should help you navigate the next 24 hours.
Here’s five things you need to know about the weekend weather.