Snowfall Warning Issued for Victoria


The Government of Canada’s weather website has issued a snowfall warning for Victoria, B.C. The following is from their website.

Snow today and tonight. Greater Victoria: Rain is expected at sea level but higher elevation routes, including the Malahat, will get 5 to 10 cm of snow today with another 5 cm this evening.

East Vancouver Island: Duncan to Nanaimo and Nanoose Bay to Fanny Bay: 10 cm of snow is expected near sea level and up to 20 cm over higher terrain today. Another 2 to 5 cm is expected this evening.

Inland Vancouver Island: 10 to 15 cm is forecast over southern sections today, especially near Lake Cowichan. Another 5 cm is forecast this evening

Southern Gulf Island: Snow will continue today with a further 5 to 10 cm expected by this evening

Fraser Valley. Rain will change to snow near sea level this afternoon. Snow will continue this evening. 5 cm accumulation is expected later this afternoon and other 5 cm this evening. Higher elevations near Hope will get more, up to 10 cm this afternoon and another 10 cm tonight.

Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations.

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Source: Government Canada Weather


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