According to the weather office, the Fraser Canyon will receive up to 50 cm of snow. The Coquihalla Highway between Hope & Merritt could see up to 30 cm.
Environment Canada has issued a wind advisory for East Vancouver Island. It cites winds up to 90 km/h which could cause damage.
It is expected that the Fort Nelson area will experience a prolonged period of very cold winds, with wind chill values below 45. This will continue until the end of next week.
This report was published by The Canadian Press Jan. 2, 2021.
The Canadian Press