Snowfall Warning For Valley – 4PM Tuesday Afternoon to Wednesday

Fraser Valley – Before the great melt down, comes one more blast of arctic cold and snow. The Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver should brace for another round of snow. FVN and chillTV will keep an eye on the weather, especially Wednesday morning’s commute and possible school closures.

4:17 PM PST Tuesday 14 January 2020

Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • Fraser Valley – west including Abbotsford

Snowfall with total amounts of 10 to 15 cm is expected.

10 to 15 cm of snow for Metro Vancouver and the western Fraser Valley tonight and Wednesday morning.

Flurries will continue for the rest of this afternoon as an unstable cold airmass transits across the Lower Mainland.

Arctic outflow warning in effect for:

  • Fraser Valley – central including Chilliwack
  • Fraser Valley – east including Hope
  • Fraser Valley – west including Abbotsford

Strong outflow winds and cold wind chill values are expected or occurring.

Cold arctic air will continue to funnel out of the mainland inlets and valleys tonight producing northeast winds of 40 to 60 km/h with gusts as high as 90. The strong winds combined with cold temperatures will generate wind chill values of -20 or lower.

As temperatures will start to moderate on Wednesday, Wind chill values over the western and central sections of Fraser Valley will gradually rise through the day.

Ensure that shelter is provided for pets and outdoor animals. Be prepared for unusually cold temperatures and strong winds.

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