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Langford road conditions advisory prompted by lots of snow in forecast

Wednesday December 29, 2021 | LANGFORD, BC [Forecast image updated 11 am]

by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends


Ahead of the pending snowfall warning tonight, drivers are advised to prepare and decide about being on the roads this evening.

Here are a few suggestions from City of Langford Engineering for your safety on snowy and icy roads, given the 5 to 10 cm snowfall in the forecast for this evening, December 29:

  • Park in your driveways and garages to better allow the City to clear your roads
  • Please refrain from abandoning vehicles in driving lanes
  • Drive Slow in Snow
  • Be prepared ahead of snowfalls – then you don’t have to leave your home!
  • Drive to your own comfort level
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Advisory for the Malahat:

Heavy snow expected beginning this evening. Snowfall accumulation: 5 to 10 cm.

Locations: Vancouver Island, Southern Gulf Islands, Sunshine Coast, Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley – west and central.

Environment Canada particularly notes their snowfall warning for the Malahat (Highway 1) from Goldstream to Mill Bay.

Weather forecast Dec 29 overnight into Dec 30:

Environment Canada’s weather forecast for the Greater Victoria area for today December 29, overnight into Thursday December 30, is a mix of sun and cloud becoming cloudy this afternoon.

Winds northeast 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light early this afternoon. A high of -1°C. Wind chill -11 °C this morning and -6°C this afternoon. UV index 1 or low.

Tonight snow will be heavy at time: amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind becoming southeast 30 km/h late this evening. Low -5°C with temperature rising to -2°C by morning. Wind chill -13°C this evening and -7°C overnight.

The Thursday December 30 forecast shows cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. High zero. Wind chill -7°C in the morning.

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Snow in the 7-day forecast as at 5 am on December 29, 2021. [Environment Canada]
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Snow in the 7-day forecast as at 11 am on December 29, 2021. [Environment Canada]

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