18 cm of snow just fell at Abbotsford over the last 2 hours (PHOTOS)

Feb 5 2017, 7:53 pm

Heavy snowfall has been reported in the Fraser Valley this morning, to the extent that 10 cm has been reported at Abbotsford International Airport over the past hour, according to Environment Canada.

A snowfall warning is in effect for the area from Abbotsford to Chilliwack as a moisture-rich band is moving through the area. High rates of accumulation can be expected.

Up to another 20 cm is forecasted to fall in the Fraser Valley today.

Elsewhere in the region, only flurries are expected, although eastern municipalities of Metro Vancouver could experience some new accumulation.

Snowfall accumulations from Friday morning to Saturday night have varied anywhere from 22.6 cm at Vancouver International Airport on the western end of the region to 70 cm in Chilliwack on the eastern end of the region. Click here for a list of local snow accumulations.

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