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Brentwood Bay, BC

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Snowfall Warning

Issued at 12:06 Sunday 05 December 2021
Summary

Snow expected tonight into Monday afternoon.

Snowfall amounts: 5 to 10 cm near the water, 10 to 15 cm inland.

Locations: North Vancouver Island, East Vancouver Island, West Vancouver Island, Sunshine Coast - Saltery Bay to Powell River, Malahat Highway - Goldstream to Mill Bay.

Time span: Tonight into Monday afternoon.

Remarks: A strong frontal system from the Pacific coupling with cold surface temperatures will bring snow to Vancouver Island and Sunshine Coast tonight and into Monday. The snow will begin this evening and gradually transition to rain or rain mixed with wet snow Monday morning.

Total snowfall accumulations of 5 to 10 cm are expected. Inland sections away from the water and higher terrain of Vancouver Island may see up to 15 cm by Monday afternoon.

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There may be a significant impact on rush hour traffic in urban areas.

Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions.

Road conditions are available at www.drivebc.ca.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

Special Weather Statement

Issued at 12:24 Sunday 05 December 2021
Summary

Snow expected tonight and on Monday.

Locations: Lower Mainland, Greater Victoria, Southern Gulf Islands, Howe Sound, and Sunshine Coast - Gibsons to Earls Cove.

Snow accumulations: 2 to 10 cm.

Time span: Tonight and Monday morning, potentially impacting the morning commute.

Remarks: A weather system will approach the south coast tonight, bringing snow to the region. Snow will start over Vancouver Island this evening and spread to the mainland overnight. The snow is expected to taper off or transition to rain mixed with wet snow near midday on Monday, depending on location. With snow levels reaching near sea level, snowfall accumulations of 2 to 5 cm are expected for most regions with higher amounts up to 10 cm over Howe Sound and higher elevations.

Be prepared for changing weather conditions during the morning commute on Monday.

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Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.



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