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Environment Canada warns of snowfall on Malahat, east Vancouver Island – Saanich News

Environment Canada warns of snowfall on Malahat, east Vancouver Island – Saanich News

Snowy conditions on the Malahat are possible Friday and Saturday with a snowfall warning in effect from Environment Canada. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure/Twitter)

Snowy conditions on the Malahat are possible Friday and Saturday with a snowfall warning in effect from Environment Canada. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure/Twitter)

Environment Canada warns of snowfall on Malahat, east Vancouver Island

Up to 5 centimetres expected Friday night and Saturday morning

Vancouver Island residents living at higher elevations may experience some snow Friday and Saturday.

Environment Canada issued a weather statement Thursday morning stating that Greater Victoria, Malahat, and east Vancouver Island could receive up to 5 cm of snow in the hours leading up to Saturday morning.

The forecasted snowfall is the result of a strong Pacific frontal system moving into B.C.’s south coast Friday night. It will bring rain to most areas of the region but could produce snow in higher elevations.

Environment Canada announced Saturday afternoon that all the snow would turn to rain.


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