In photos: Shuswap’s second winter storm buries cars and barricades residents

A five ton truck is just barely visible following the second winter storm to hit the Shuswap since the new year. (Liisa Hoas)A five ton truck is just barely visible following the second winter storm to hit the Shuswap since the new year. (Liisa Hoas)
The snow is four beers deep after the second winter storm to hit the Shuswap since the new year. (Tammy-Lynn Post)The snow is four beers deep after the second winter storm to hit the Shuswap since the new year. (Tammy-Lynn Post)
The aftermath of the second winter storm to hit the Shuswap since the new year. (Sheila Lord)The aftermath of the second winter storm to hit the Shuswap since the new year. (Sheila Lord)
Snow curls off a roof’s eve following the second winter storm to hit the Shuswap since the new year. (Kim Logan)Snow curls off a roof’s eve following the second winter storm to hit the Shuswap since the new year. (Kim Logan)
Some residents woke up to the sight of snow piling up so high they couldn’t see out of their homes. (Carly Marchand-Jones)Some residents woke up to the sight of snow piling up so high they couldn’t see out of their homes. (Carly Marchand-Jones)
The resulting snowscape from the Shuswap’s second winter storm as seen through a glass sphere. (Tammy-Lynn Post)The resulting snowscape from the Shuswap’s second winter storm as seen through a glass sphere. (Tammy-Lynn Post)
A dog house piled high with snow following the second winter storm to hit the Shuswap since the new year. (Courtney Carlin)A dog house piled high with snow following the second winter storm to hit the Shuswap since the new year. (Courtney Carlin)
“My car is under there somewhere,” writes Roxane Madsen following the second winter storm to hit the Shuswap since the new year. (Roxane Madsen)“My car is under there somewhere,” writes Roxane Madsen following the second winter storm to hit the Shuswap since the new year. (Roxane Madsen)
A car buried beneath a small mountain of snow in Celistia following the second winter storm to hit the Shuswap since the new year. (Cynthia Bentley )A car buried beneath a small mountain of snow in Celistia following the second winter storm to hit the Shuswap since the new year. (Cynthia Bentley )
Kevin McLean snapped this photo of a bull moose that visited his yard on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020. (Kevin McLean)Kevin McLean snapped this photo of a bull moose that visited his yard on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020. (Kevin McLean)
While the Shuswap was battered by snow and wind, Kelowna residents enjoyed blue skies and sunshine. (Heather Anne)While the Shuswap was battered by snow and wind, Kelowna residents enjoyed blue skies and sunshine. (Heather Anne)

Following the second storm to hit the Shuswap in three days, local residents awoke to find cars buried in snow while some people were barricaded in their homes. Residents from in and around the Shuswap shared their photos of the storm’s aftermath with the Observer. Here are a few of those images.

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