Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Metro Vancouver, including Langley. (Environment Canada)

WEATHER: Potential snowfall alert issued for Langley

Snowfall amounts will vary depending on elevation

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Metro Vancouver, including Langley.

The statement calls for potential snow for the B.C. South Coast Thursday night and Friday.

Moisture is expected to spread across the B.C. South Coast beginning overnight Thursday. With temperatures near freezing, a mix of rain or snow is forecast across the region, Environment Canada reports.

Snowfall amounts will vary with elevation and proximity to the ocean, but potential snowfall accumulations can exceed five centimetres through Friday morning.

The snow is expected to change to rain near midday Friday, according to Environment Canada.

READ MORE: MAP: Township of Langley scheduled road closures in January

More snow is possible this weekend as series of weather systems moves in, the weather agency reports.

Early next week, Environment Canada expects cold arctic air from the B.C. Interior to reach the South Coast.

Meanwhile, a mix of sun and cloud is expected Thursday during the day. The weather will become cloudy in the afternoon before rain mixed with snow begins late evening.

Sunrise on Thursday 8:04 a.m. and sunset is 4:32 p.m.


@JotiGrewal_
joti.grewal@blackpress.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

VIDEO: Record turnout for third annual Langley car show against cancer

Brogan’s Diner Fight Against Cancer Car Show was turned into a road trip because of COVID-19

Langley artist Lalita Hamill launches new website to showcase art and share instructional videos

A Zoom session on Saturday, July 18, will serve as a free art assessment and critique at 10 a.m.

Provincial COVID-19 data can now be used for B.C. to prepare for a second wave

In the past week, B.C. has seen a slight spike in daily test-positive case counts

Ryan’s Regards: Will the air travel industry once again take flight?

With airlines grounded and staff laid off, going abroad could be more difficult beyond COVID-19

Wage subsidy will be extended until December amid post-COVID reopening: Trudeau

Trudeau said the extension will ‘give greater certainty and support to businesses’

Abbotsford shooting victim named by IHIT

Investigators are seeking dash cam footage, information from locals regarding Friday’s death

Trudeau apologizes for not recusing himself from WE decision

He says his and his family’s longtime involvement with the WE organization should have kept him out of the discussions

Beverly Hills 90210 star’s family selling Vancouver Island Beach Resort

You can own Jason Priestley’s Terrace Beach Resort in Ucluelet for less than $5 million

Islanders want BC Ferries to follow order that lets residents board before tourists

For ferry-dependent communities, ferries are often the sole practical lifeline to work, school or medical appointments.

Washington’s NFL team drops ‘Redskins’ name after 87 years

The franchise was given the name back in 1933, when it was still in Boston

Fraser Valley loses the Keith Wilson Waver as Ron Hupper passes away

Hupper brought smiles to the faces of hundreds of people traveling Chilliwack’s Keith Wilson Road

Genetic detectives begin work to trace spread of COVID-19 in Canada

The kinds of genetic technology being used for this project did not exist when SARS hit Canada in 2003

Most Read