VIDEO: Snowfall warning issued for Langley and surrounding area

Environment Canada predicting 10 to 15 centimetres overnight

  • Feb. 13, 2018 8:09 p.m.

A snowfall warning has been issued for the entire Lower Mainland, stretching from Vancouver , through Abbotsford to Hope.

Environment Canada issued the warnings around 7:30 p.m., after “huge” flakes of snow had already started to fall in areas of Langley and apparently Surrey.

The warning states:

“A moist Pacific front will move across the south coast tonight. Precipitation will be a mixture of rain and snow over lower elevations of Metro Vancouver while higher elevations and areas further inland will see accumulations near 10 cm with local amounts up to 15 cm. The snow will end by early Wednesday morning as the front moves to the south.”

“Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.”

Numerous Langley Advance readers shared pictures and comments on our Facebook page:

Kyrpnha Llymyk in Fort Langley

Sherri Smith in Walnut Grove

Angie Colley in Fernridge

Helen Hughes in Langley City

Fabby Verduzco in Willoughby

and Danielle Merlino in Walnut Grove were among those who shared picutres of the snow.

Thanks to all those who shared pictures and updates.

Here’s a link to the Facebook stream

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