Snow

A total of five centimetres is expected to fall from now through this evening across Metro Vancouver, Jan. 4. (Black Press Media files)

Heavy snowfall this morning may cause travel delays, Environment Canada warns

Snowfall warning issued for Metro Vancouver, nothing for Fraser Valley

A total of five centimetres is expected to fall from now through this evening across Metro Vancouver, Jan. 4. (Black Press Media files)
A kind passerby makes repairs to a lone snowman as temperatures plunged in recent days to -13C in White Rock, while other parts of Canada have gone as low as -51C. (AP Hovasse, Instagram: @aphovasse)

Another snowfall warning issued for Surrey, White Rock

‘Heavy snow’ expected this evening

A kind passerby makes repairs to a lone snowman as temperatures plunged in recent days to -13C in White Rock, while other parts of Canada have gone as low as -51C. (AP Hovasse, Instagram: @aphovasse)
A snow plow clears drifting snow along Prest Road in Chilliwack in this 2019 file shot. (Jenna Hauck/Chilliwack Progress file)

Bitter cold in forecast Wednesday with snow by evening across Fraser Valley, Metro Vancouver

5 to 10 cm for region with heavy snow beginning this evening, says Environment Canada

A snow plow clears drifting snow along Prest Road in Chilliwack in this 2019 file shot. (Jenna Hauck/Chilliwack Progress file)
A vehicle ended up in a tree on Archibald Road in White Rock. (Mahsa Soraya contributed photo)

Car ends up in tree after sliding on icy road in White Rock: witnesses

Resident says there’s not enough salt on the roads

A vehicle ended up in a tree on Archibald Road in White Rock. (Mahsa Soraya contributed photo)
Four search and rescue groups joined Kelowna RCMP and Big White ski patrol in trying to locate and overdue snowboarder. The man was found Monday, Dec. 27, deceased. (COSAR photo)

Missing snowboarder found dead at Okanagan ski resort

RCMP and two search and rescue groups were looking for the man at Kelowna’s Big White

Four search and rescue groups joined Kelowna RCMP and Big White ski patrol in trying to locate and overdue snowboarder. The man was found Monday, Dec. 27, deceased. (COSAR photo)
Snow accumulations could be as much as 30 centimetres through Saturday on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton. (file photo)

Heavy snowfall expected on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton

A snowfall warning has also been issued for the Central and Eastern Fraser Valley

Snow accumulations could be as much as 30 centimetres through Saturday on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton. (file photo)
City of Delta snowplows are ready to clear the roads if/when snow returns to the Lower Mainland. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)

MAP: Three levels of priority for Delta snowplows

Environment Canada is expecting 2-10 cm of snow to fall Friday evening through to Saturday morning

City of Delta snowplows are ready to clear the roads if/when snow returns to the Lower Mainland. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)
Wet snow made for a slushy commute in Surrey Dec. 14, 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey splits roads into 3 priority groups for snow removal

City’s website includes a snow-plow tracker

Wet snow made for a slushy commute in Surrey Dec. 14, 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Kids race on sleds in Parksville in 2018. (File photo: J.R. Rardon/Black Press Media)

Sledding Spots in Surrey: Where to have fun in the snow

We welcome readers to submit their favourite sledding spots in Surrey, with email to edit@surreynowleader.com

Kids race on sleds in Parksville in 2018. (File photo: J.R. Rardon/Black Press Media)
Wet snow made for a slushy commute in Surrey Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Wet snow makes for a slushy commute in Surrey

Special weather statement from Environment Canada says up to 5 cm expected

Wet snow made for a slushy commute in Surrey Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Highway 3 from Hope to Princeton via Allison Pass, as well as Coquihalla Highway from Hope to Merritt will see intense bands of snow of up to 15 centimetres. Black Press File Photo.

Potential overnight snowfall for Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley

2 to 10 cm of snow to accumulate by Tuesday morning

Highway 3 from Hope to Princeton via Allison Pass, as well as Coquihalla Highway from Hope to Merritt will see intense bands of snow of up to 15 centimetres. Black Press File Photo.
A child walks back up a hill past a snowman while sledding at Burnaby Mountain Park, in Burnaby, B.C., on Sunday, January 24, 2021. Snowfall and winter storm warnings have been issued for parts of central and northern B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Up to 25 cm of snow predicted for central and northern B.C. through to Wednesday

Prince George, Peace River, Stewart, Terrace and Kitimat among areas affected

A child walks back up a hill past a snowman while sledding at Burnaby Mountain Park, in Burnaby, B.C., on Sunday, January 24, 2021. Snowfall and winter storm warnings have been issued for parts of central and northern B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Abbotsford saw its first snowfall of the season on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. (Shane MacKichan)

Snow covers Lower Mainland overnight causing slew of power outages

Environment Canada: Snowfall will continue until Monday morning

Abbotsford saw its first snowfall of the season on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. (Shane MacKichan)
City of Delta snowplows are ready to clear the roads if/when snow returns to the Lower Mainland. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)

MAP: See which North Delta streets will be a priority for snowplows

Roads are split into three priority groups to ensure major routes get cleared first

City of Delta snowplows are ready to clear the roads if/when snow returns to the Lower Mainland. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)
Snow forecast for areas of B.C. won’t affect the flood situation, and in fact will lessen effects, says Andrew Giles, of the B.C. River Forecast Centre. Pictured here, work in Washington state. (Black Press file)

Upcoming snowfall won’t affect B.C. flooding situation, say officials

Work to repair roads and infrastructure taking place says B.C. transportation minister

Snow forecast for areas of B.C. won’t affect the flood situation, and in fact will lessen effects, says Andrew Giles, of the B.C. River Forecast Centre. Pictured here, work in Washington state. (Black Press file)
A frontal system has already caused 38 centimetres to fall on the highway last night, and another 10 centimetres is expected this morning before tapering off before noon. (Black Press Media)

Snow continues to fall on Coquihalla Highway from Hope to Merritt, warning in effect

38 cm has fallen, another 10 cm expected forecasts Environment Canada

A frontal system has already caused 38 centimetres to fall on the highway last night, and another 10 centimetres is expected this morning before tapering off before noon. (Black Press Media)
The Coquihalla Highway is set to see 10 to 20 cm of snow starting Tuesday, Oct. 26. (Photo - DriveBC)

Up to 20 cm of snow expected for Coquihalla Highway

In a statement, Environment Canada said 10 to 20 cm are expected Tuesday night through Wednesday

The Coquihalla Highway is set to see 10 to 20 cm of snow starting Tuesday, Oct. 26. (Photo - DriveBC)
The snow pack levels for the province were slightly above normal, according to the June 1 measurements. (Contributed)

British Columbia’s June snow measurements slightly above normal

BC River Forecast Centre has compiled data from around the province

The snow pack levels for the province were slightly above normal, according to the June 1 measurements. (Contributed)
A pedestrian wearing a mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 is bundled up for the cold weather as snow falls in downtown Vancouver on Saturday, February 13, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Snow possible in mountain passes as cold front hits southern B.C.

Much of B.C.’s southern interior will see temperatures plunge from highs of 30 C reached over the weekend

A pedestrian wearing a mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 is bundled up for the cold weather as snow falls in downtown Vancouver on Saturday, February 13, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A Facebook advertisement for a ‘one-bedroom’ igloo garnered plenty of comments and messages. (Facebook)

Facebook post advertises ‘one-bedroom’ Victoria igloo for $1,170 per month

Satirical post makes light of region’s tough rental market

A Facebook advertisement for a ‘one-bedroom’ igloo garnered plenty of comments and messages. (Facebook)