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Snowfall warnings Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 for parts of the Fraser Valley and Fraser Canyon. (Jennifer Feinberg/The Chilliwack Progress)

Winter storm warnings Thursday for Fraser Valley and Fraser Canyon

Snow is expected to become heavier as day progresses with snowfall amounts of up to 30 centimetres

 

Screenshot of a video sent in to The Chilliwack Progress shows ice chunks falling at Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park on Feb. 20, 2021. The park was closed on Nov. 1, 2020 and is not set to open to the public until March 31, 2021. (Submitted

VIDEO: Chunks of ice rain down on visitors at Bridal Veil Falls near Agassiz

Despite the park being closed due to rockfall hazard, a dozen people were up close when it happened

 

Snow falls as people listen to speeches before the annual Women’s Memorial March in Vancouver on February 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Pacific system to roll over parts of B.C., bringing wind, heavy rain or snow

Wind will be the problem in the Peace River region and Fraser Canyon

 

Six-year-old Ethan Piper (right) and his mother, Amanda, were having fun in the snow along Tower Trail on Grant Hill this holiday weekend. They were joined by Dad, David, and two-year-old Evan. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Did you have fun in the snow this weekend?

Readers invited to share pictures of play time in the winter wonderland of Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows

Six-year-old Ethan Piper (right) and his mother, Amanda, were having fun in the snow along Tower Trail on Grant Hill this holiday weekend. They were joined by Dad, David, and two-year-old Evan. (Special to The News)
Lynda Summers calls this photo “The morning after the night before,” which she captured at Maple Ridge Memorial Peace Park this winter. “One can almost imagine this elderly snow lady facing the sun with the sad prospect of a meltdown!” (Special to The News)

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Lynda Summers calls this photo “The morning after the night before,” which she captured at Maple Ridge Memorial Peace Park this winter. “One can almost imagine this elderly snow lady facing the sun with the sad prospect of a meltdown!” (Special to The News)
Frigid weather persists across the Fraser Valley after Arctic air moved in and caused a brief hailstorm captured Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)

Arctic air will bring frigid temperatures to the Lower Mainland this week

Watch out for Wednesday night in some areas where wind chill values could approach minus 20

Frigid weather persists across the Fraser Valley after Arctic air moved in and caused a brief hailstorm captured Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)
Snow is expected Saturday night and Sunday morning in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. (THE NEWS-files)

Snowfall coming to Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows this weekend

Two-to-five centimetres expected for most of the Lower Mainland

Snow is expected Saturday night and Sunday morning in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. (THE NEWS-files)
Snow is forecasted to appear in parts of Metro Vancouver this weekend. (Black Press Media files)

Snow forecast for parts of Lower Mainland this weekend

Environment Canada is predicting flurries and snow from Saturday to Monday evening

Snow is forecasted to appear in parts of Metro Vancouver this weekend. (Black Press Media files)
A rainfall warning is in effect for Metro Vancouver North Shore and Metro Vancouver northeast. (Black Press files)

Environment Canada issues rainfall warning for northeastern Metro Vancouver

Maple Ridge residents should watch for possible washouts near rivers and creeks

A rainfall warning is in effect for Metro Vancouver North Shore and Metro Vancouver northeast. (Black Press files)
Heavy rain is forecast in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows on Tuesday night. (Pixabay)

Rainfall warning for Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Environment Canada forecasts 60 mm by Tuesday evening

Heavy rain is forecast in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows on Tuesday night. (Pixabay)
There is a rainfall warning for Wednesday morning across most of Metro Vancouver.
There is a rainfall warning for Wednesday morning across most of Metro Vancouver.
Crews were busy clearing the Eric Langton Elementary School parking lot on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020 after the season’s first storm on Monday. (Ronan O’Doherty/The News)

‘Some customers may be out for a second night’ says BC Hydro as crews work to restore power

Snowstorm required all fire crews from Ridge Meadows to respond

Crews were busy clearing the Eric Langton Elementary School parking lot on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020 after the season’s first storm on Monday. (Ronan O’Doherty/The News)
First snowfall of the winter in Maple Ridge. (Keith Daley/Special to The News)

First snowfall in Maple Ridge

Up to 15 cm expected in the Fraser Valley

First snowfall of the winter in Maple Ridge. (Keith Daley/Special to The News)
A woman walks her dog in Sardis Park on a rainy autumn afternoon Oct. 15, 2014. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Heavy rains in the next 24 hours for Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver

An intense frontal system over the B.C. coast today will bring up to 90 mm up to Tuesday midday

A woman walks her dog in Sardis Park on a rainy autumn afternoon Oct. 15, 2014. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
A pedestrian makes their way through the snow in downtown Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Wild winter, drastic swings in store for Canada this year: Weather Network

In British Columbia and the Prairies, forecasters are calling for above-average snowfall levels

A pedestrian makes their way through the snow in downtown Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
BC Ferries has cancelled more than a dozen sailings for Tuesday due to high winds in the forecast. (News Bulletin file photo)

BC Ferries cancels sailings to and from Vancouver Island due to adverse weather

Ferry corporation cancels 16 scheduled sailings Tuesday between Island and mainland

BC Ferries has cancelled more than a dozen sailings for Tuesday due to high winds in the forecast. (News Bulletin file photo)
Vehicles splash through a huge puddle at the corner of Lougheed Highway and 227th Street in Maple Ridge on Tuesday morning. It was large enough to flood the roadway and spill up onto the sidewalk. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Pooling on roadways in Maple Ridge, rainfall warning in effect

Heavy rain throughout the Lower Mainland on Tuesday

Vehicles splash through a huge puddle at the corner of Lougheed Highway and 227th Street in Maple Ridge on Tuesday morning. It was large enough to flood the roadway and spill up onto the sidewalk. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Power may be disconnected when BC Hydro crews replace poles in the Smithers area. (BC Hydro photo)

UPDATE: 42,000 without power across Lower Mainland amid windstorm

Most outages appearing in Fraser Valley

Power may be disconnected when BC Hydro crews replace poles in the Smithers area. (BC Hydro photo)
Environment Canada says blue skies are returning to the Lower Mainland this week, beginning Sept. 28, 2020. The last few weeks have included both heavy smoke and rain. (Langley Advance Times files)

Sunny skies expected across Lower Mainland this week

After weeks of rain and smoke, Environment Canada forecasts clear skies and steady warm temperatures

Environment Canada says blue skies are returning to the Lower Mainland this week, beginning Sept. 28, 2020. The last few weeks have included both heavy smoke and rain. (Langley Advance Times files)
Environment Canada is forecasting winds, heavy rainfall and a risk of a thunderstorm for Ridge Meadows to kick off the fall season. (The News file photo)
Environment Canada is forecasting winds, heavy rainfall and a risk of a thunderstorm for Ridge Meadows to kick off the fall season. (The News file photo)