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Vancouver, BC

Alerts in Effect

Special Weather Statement

Issued at 16:29 Thursday 01 December 2022

Potential for snow and slippery conditions Friday afternoon and evening.

Where: Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Howe Sound (near Bowen Island), Sunshine Coast - Gibsons to Earls Cove, Southern Gulf Islands.

When: Friday afternoon and Friday night.

Hazards: Total snowfall accumulations of 2 to 5 cm and locally higher. Slippery conditions due to snow and temperatures near freezing. Risk of freezing rain. May impact evening commute.

Remarks: A low pressure system will brush the south coast on Friday and will bring another round of snow to Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, southern sections of Howe Sound, the Sunshine Coast near Gibsons and the Southern Gulf Islands.

Snowfall accumulations are uncertain at the moment given precipitation rate, strength of the outflow winds and the humidity of the near surface atmospheric layer. The timing is likely to be during the afternoon commute and into the evening hours.

This event will have significantly less snow than Tuesday's event.


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

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