Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Another snowfall warning has been issued across Vancouver Island


Snow could be coming, Victoria. But it isn’t expected to last long.

Environment Canada has issued another special weather statement warning of snowfall across Vancouver Island, including the Greater Victoria area.

According to the weather agency, the Greater Victoria area and Southern Gulf Islands could see anywhere from 2 to 10 cm of snow.

“A weather system will approach the south coast tonight, bringing another chance of snow to the region,” the weather statement read.

The snowfall is expected to begin this evening and continue into Monday morning, potentially impacting the morning commute.

A special weather statement is also in effect for Port Alberni and inland Vancouver Island with 15 to 20 cm of snow forecasted tonight through Monday.

Other areas of the island, including Port Hardy, Campbell River, the Comox Valley, Parksville/Qualicum, Nanaimo and the East Island, Tofino and the West Island, the Cowichan Valley and Mill Bay area will see between 5 to 15 cm of snow.

The snow is expected to taper off or transition to rain mixed with wet snow by noon on Monday.

Victoria Buzz Staff
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