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Time to get your mittens out, because snow is expected on parts on the Island and the Lower Mainland this weekend.
A cool air mass and low pressure system will slide along coastal BC tomorrow.
SNOW WARNING! Take care this weekend with the forecasted snow across the Vancouver region. Luckily we've found just the contractor to keep your complex safe and slip-free! #BCsnow #BCstorm pic.twitter.com/Z7J10Xfalu— Ascent Real Estate Management (@ascentpm) January 22, 2021
According to a weather statement issued by Environment Canada, snow is expected Saturday night and Sunday.
By Sunday afternoon snow will become mixed with rain in many areas.
Ready for snow this weekend? A Special Weather Statement is in effect over the South Coast for snow starting Saturday night to Sunday(Jan. 23-24, 2021)! 2-5cm may fall for most of the mainland & 5-15cm for eastern/inland Vancouver Island.— ECCC Weather British Columbia (@ECCCWeatherBC) January 21, 2021
Details: https://t.co/YmTFiXNAcG#BCStorm pic.twitter.com/LwVkKiLhLU
Potential snowfall accumulation varies from 2 to 5 cm for most of the Lower Mainland, the Sunshine Coast, inland sections of western Vancouver Island and for the Central Coast.
Eastern and inland areas of Vancouver Island are most likely to see the highest amounts of snow, with accumulations from 5 to 15 cm, especially above 200 metres; which includes the Malahat Highway.