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Be prepared, Victoria and the rest of Vancouver Island.

According to Environment Canada, snowfall is possible Monday as a frontal system approaches with modified arctic air in place for the south coast.

According to the weather agency, a modified arctic air will arrive over the south coast as a ridge of high pressure builds today.

A frontal system will arrive over the south coast on Monday.

“The front combined with the modified arctic air in place will give potential to produce accumulating snow for neighbourhoods and roadways above 200 metres. In Howe Sound where colder air will reside, snow is expected to accumulate near sea level,” the statement read.

Area’s that could be impacted:

  • Malahat Highway – Goldstream to Mill Bay
  • East Vancouver Island – Courtenay to Campbell River
  • East Vancouver Island – Duncan to Nanaimo
  • East Vancouver Island – Nanoose Bay to Fanny Bay
  • Inland Vancouver Island

The front is expected to move out of the region Tuesday morning.


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