Snowfall warnings for the third straight day on Vancouver Island

Snowfall warnings for the third straight day on Vancouver Island

For the third straight day, Environment Canada has issued snowfall warnings for a large swath of Vancouver Island.

Snowfall warnings are in effect Monday morning for:

  • Malahat Highway— Goldstream to Mill Bay
  • East Vancouver Island — Duncan to Nanaimo
  • East Vancouver Island — Nanoose Bay to Fanny Bay
  • East Vancouver Island — Courtenay to Campbell River
  • Inland Vancouver Island

After a record-breaking weekend that saw snowfall records smashed in places like Victoria, Duncan, Nanaimo, Tofino and Comox, snow is still falling in some areas.

Environment Canada say a a further five to 10 cm is expected before it changes to rain by this afternoon.

Victoria and Tofino are already seeing rain and aren’t included in the weather warnings today.

For the Malahat Highway, total snowfall accumulations could reach 10 to 15 cm, with heavy snow continuing.

Forecasters say snow levels will slowly rise this afternoon but the Malahat summit is expected to stay as snow until the storm passes.

For the latest road conditions click here.

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