Nelson Canada Day celebrations are in full swing at Rotary Lakeside Park today with live music until the 10 p.m. fireworks.
As Nelson residents recover from last night's storm, the Star spoke with people to get first hand accounts of the violent weather event.
Here's your guide to events at the park today....
It's all hands on deck at Nelson Hydro and the city to restore power and clean up fallen trees.
Thousands offer advice on stronger penalties, but most are older people from the Lower Mainland