Power was knocked out in parts of suburban and rural Aldergrove overnight March 9-10 as heavy wind gusts hit the Fraser Valley area.
Fallen trees and heavy branches were responsible for much of the damage to BC Hydro lines throughout the area.
A large old deciduous tree on the former Aldergrove Elementary School site fell shortly before noon March 10 as result of continuing heavy winds.
Fortunately, no one was injured when it fell across the sidewalk and eastbound lane of Fraser Hwy., although vehicles had to take turns driving around the fallen tree.
A fir tree fell across an Aldergrove alleyway in the early morning of March 10 as result of the heavy winds overnight.