Preparing For Snow/Blowing Snow, In The Fraser Valley

Fraser Valley – Some 10-20cms of snow is expected Sunday night and into Monday Morning For Abbotsford and the Western Fraser Valley . Far less for Chilliwack. Metro Vancouver has a snow advisory, however, the arctic outflow is holding some of the snow at bay, from the Valley.

The Sunday Evening Forecast – Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries early Sunday evening. Periods of snow beginning early in the evening and ending overnight then partly cloudy. Local blowing snow. Local amount 2 cm for Chilliwack, More than 10cms for Abbotsford. Windy. Low minus 7. Wind chill near minus 16. Risk of frostbite.

Monday – A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming cloudy in the afternoon with 40 percent chance of flurries later in the afternoon. Windy. High minus 3. Wind chill minus 16 in the morning and minus 10 in the afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low.

Outflow winds will continue through Howe Sound and the Fraser Valley Monday and Tuesday which may result in poor visibilty in snow and blowing snow for those areas.

Abbotsford City staff are sanding/salting roads.
The focus will be on main and collector roads before moving on to local roads. Some roads may be slippery, please use caution when walking or driving. For information on safety please visit:…/emergency…/storm_preparation.htm

The City of Chilliwack dropped brine on many routes last week and are asking people to be wary of the conditions.

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