(Submitted)

Snowfall warning for parts of Vancouver Island

Up to 20 cm possible for inland areas of the Island

It was not a white Christmas for very many on Vancouver Island, but the wet white stuff may be coming to other areas today — including the Malahat.

Environment Canada is forecasting snowfall amounts of up to 20 centimetres tonight in some inland areas of the Island, with up to 5 cm near the coast.

They’re calling for a Pacific frontal system of cool air hovering over the region to bring precipitation in the form of snow, beginning this morning. The heaviest snow is expected over higher terrain and locations away from the water.

The snow is expected to continue throughout the day, and may mix with rain near the water. Gradual warming overnight will cause the snow to change to rain by Wednesday morning.


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Roundabout plans at River Road in Chemainus moving forward

Land issues still being resolved before details revealed to the public

Spring Fling

Fuller Lake Skating Club members showcase their talents in seasonal pop concert

Nanaimo SAR, first responders execute rope rescue in Cassidy area

Person said to have fallen down an embankment in area of Riverbend Road

Candidates hit the campaign trail as Nanaimo-Ladysmith byelection called

Trudeau announces that voters will go to the polls May 6

North Cowichan appeals new permit for expansion at Chemainus composting facility

Province allows composting facility to expand processing

Edmonton judge rules Omar Khadr’s sentence has expired

Eight-year sentence imposed in 2010 would have ended last October had Khadr remained in custody

Trudeau sells housing plan in visit to hot real estate market in B.C.

Trudeau said the budget contains measures to help first-time buyers

Norway opens probe into why cruise ship ventured into storm

The Viking Sky was headed for southern Norway when it had engine problems on Saturday afternoon

B.C. river cleanup crew finds bag of discarded sex toys

Chilliwack volunteers stumble on unexpected find while removing 600 lbs of trash from riverway

Fired B.C. farmland commission chair backs NDP rule changes

Richard Bullock agrees with Lana Popham, ALC records don’t

Kamloops chamber of commerce director let go after controversial Facebook posts

Facebook account had derogatory comments about Muslims, Justin Trudeau

B.C. RCMP officer cleared after Taser incident seriously injures woman

Woman with knives refused to comply with orders therefore officer used appropriate level of force

‘Bikinishe’ swimwear retailer prompts Better Business Bureau warning

Watchdog has gotten dozens of complaints about company, which has been using fake Vancouver address

Vancouver Island shores will not rock in 2019

Atomique Productions announce Rock the Shores festival will not return in 2019, future is uncertain

Most Read