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A spring snowfall alert is in effect for areas of Lower Mainland

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Key takeaways: 

  • Tuesday’s morning commute could be impacted, states Environment Canada.
  • Environment Canada has given snowfall cautions for Metro Vancouver and eastern Vancouver Island.

It’s mid-April in southern B.C., but predictors are alerting that winter climate will be making a late appearance in areas of Metro Vancouver with snow showers on Tuesday.

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall alert for the northeastern parts of the province, including higher peaks in ​​Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Anmore, and Maple Ridge.

Some parts could see as much as five centimeters of the white stuff, with the weightiest snowfall predicted during the Tuesday morning commute.

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Predictors are alerting that winter climate will be making a late appearance in areas of Metro Vancouver with snow showers

Forecasters anticipate sudden visibility issues on the street and rapidly collect snow in higher terrain.

Environment Canada says the showers will be “highly variable but impactful,” with snow likely even at sea level.

A snowfall alert impacts eastern Vancouver Island, including Campbell River, where up to 10 centimeters could drop by Tuesday afternoon.

Source – cbc.ca

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