Snow Records Smashed Across B.C. As Flakes Continue To Fall

Written by priyadarshinee

Published on : February 13, 2019 9:31

It’s been snowing in B.C. since Sunday. The snow has brought complaints, school and university closures, and some traffic chaos.

Several records have been broken over the past 49 hours.

It’s been the snowiest February in Victoria’s history, with at least 55 centimetres and counting.

Victoria also had its snowiest three days since Dec. 2008.

Most of Metro Vancouver has now seen three times the usual historical February average of six centimetres.

BC Hydro recorded its highest February peak hourly demand on Monday evening.

Not to neglect our neighbours to the south, it was also the snowiest February ever on record for Seattle, with 51 centimetres accumulating as of Monday night.

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