We started getting emails about snow falling in Cumberland around 6pm.
One viewer in Courtenay said she’d measured 1 1/4″ of snow outside her home tonight.
It was certainly unexpected and makes for difficult driving condition throughout the area.
This was the scene from the Drive BC camera at Hwy 19 at Willis Rd, about 2.5 km south of Campbell River, looking north.
The Environment Canada website also shows a wind warning remains in effect for the area.
The EC forecast still shows 6 degrees and rain.
but Campbell River, Merville and Black Creek are also seeing snow.
Campbell River Airport Merville