British Columbia Sun

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Frosty currents, snow and maybe freezing rain is predicted for regions of B.C.


Key takeaways: 

  • Much chilly air is anticipated along South Coast on Tuesday; Arctic currents are in the prediction to the north.
  • Environment Canada declares more additional snow could be on the route starting on Tuesday.

Snow, chilly rains and icy winds predicted for BC: 

Chill and winter storm alerts have been publicised throughout multiple regions of B.C.

Environment Canada states a chilly air mass is anticipated to drop across much of the South Coast on Tuesday, getting a combination of rain, snow and the threat of icy rain to Metro Vancouver, Howe Sound and the Sea to Sky Highway, the eastern Fraser Valley, the Sunshine Coast and central and eastern regions of Vancouver Island.

The weather office states powerful Arctic winds with cold deals nearing –20 C are anticipated for inland regions of the North Coast, including Terrace and Kitimat, while a snowfall alert of up to 15 centimetres covers Atlin, Dease Lake and Teslin.

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Frosty winds, snow and icy rains are predicted for parts of BC

It states terms of heavy snow are predicted to impact journey constraints on high cliff areas of some highways beginning Tuesday and staying till Thursday, with actual snowfall amounts ranging between mountain passes.

Storms are predicted along portions of the Coquihalla Highway, the Okanagan Connector, Highway 3 and the Trans-Canada from Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass.

Environment Canada states driving circumstances may alter fast and it is a sign that snow may force less visibility for drivers.

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