The cold air has arrived in Victoria and flurries could soon follow, according to a special weather statement from Environment Canada.
According to the weather agency, upwards of 5 to 10 cm of snow is possible for several areas of Vancouver Island, including from Fanny Bay to Duncan, Greater Victoria, the Malahat, southern Gulf Islands, and the inland areas of the island.
“A low-pressure centre over the Washington coast will spread snow to the southern half of Vancouver Island starting this morning,” the weather statement read.
In addition, northeast outflow winds gusting to 70 km/h over Greater Victoria and southern Gulf Islands will persist through Thursday morning.
According to the latest forecast, temperatures could drop as low as -5 °C on Thursday. Snow is also being predicted from Saturday to Monday.
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