(Natalia Cuevas-Huaico - Kelowna Capital News)

Morning Start: Could you bear living in the snowiest city on earth?

Your morning start for Monday, Jan. 13, 2020

If you’re praying for better weather you’re not alone. Harsh winter conditions persist in the Okanagan making travel increasingly dangerous.

Fun Fact of the day:

The snowiest city on earth is in Japan.

Aomori City in northern Japan receives more snowfall than any major city on the planet. Each year citizens are pummeled with 312 inches, or about 26 feet, of snow on average.

Weather forecast according to Environment Canada:

If you plan to head outside today you might want to bundle up.

Temperatures are expected to hover around -19 Celsius throughout the day, but with the wind chill will feel more like -24 C this morning and – 29 C this afternoon.

A blowing snow advisory is also in effect for the Okanagan Valley this morning.

In Kelowna:

In Vernon:

In Penticton:

In Salmon Arm:

In case you missed it:

The Kamloops Blazers capitalized on their opportunities, winning 7-2 against the Kelowna Rockets on Saturday night at Prospera Place. Read the whole story here.

Video of the day:

Talk about a nifty play to help out your teammate. Auston Matthews never ceases to amaze.

READ MORE: PHOTOS: Okanagan residents embrace the winter in light of massive snowfall


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