Snowfall, wind storm and rainfall will hit some regions of British Columbia throughout this week! As per Environment Canada, a vast swath of the B.C. coast and interior will be either covered in snow or expecting a rainfall. The higher elevations in Metro Vancouver might experience a 2 to 10 cm of snow while rain showers will be expected in lower elevations. Along with Metro Vancouver, Howe Sound is warned to expect a rainfall of between 60 and 90 mm by Saturday. There are fair chances of this rain turning into wet snow sometime between 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. today. BC Hydro has also cautioned for a potential power out in Vancouver Island and South Coast, affecting more than 120,000 customers.
Motorcyclists travelling via Sea-to-Sky Highway are advised to prepare of the challenging weather conditions. It is expected that Sea-to-Sky corridor could expect a 5 to 25 cm of snow.
“The main band of snow will shift northwards on Friday morning, allowing the snow to come to an end for communities in the Okanagan, South Thompson, and Kootenays. However, over the Columbias, the Central and Northern Interior, the snow will continue all day.”
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