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Old 11-16-2015, 09:34 AM   #3801
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They salted the roads this morning. Need to get the winters from storage.
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Old 11-16-2015, 09:35 AM   #3802
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where are you guys? i did my 5am work commute from bby to surrey this morning and there was no snow, salting or anything
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Old 11-16-2015, 09:37 AM   #3803
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I'm in south Burnaby, they even salted the side streets.
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Old 11-16-2015, 09:42 AM   #3804
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i'm in north bby and the lowest i saw was 3'c on the temp display... but then again i'm trapped in a windowless dilbert cubicle farm right now so it could be snowstorm outside and i wouldn't know it
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Old 11-16-2015, 09:44 AM   #3805
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They didn't salt, they applied their brine solution.

You can see the spray lines on the ground.

I too am in North Burnaby.
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Old 11-16-2015, 10:33 AM   #3806
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^Yup, went for a quick drive last night around 7 and there were spray lines on the ground on Hastings in North Burnaby
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Old 11-16-2015, 10:46 AM   #3807
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Was snowing earlier at SFU, temp was at 1 degrees. Didn't stick though
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Old 12-17-2015, 01:11 AM   #3808
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Snow is possible today over many south coast locales.... Precipitation from the next Pacific front will arrive over the south coast Thursday morning. When precipitation begins, temperatures will be low enough that rain will be mixed with snow over communities near the coast. The major urban areas of the south coast will likely see their first snowflakes of the season. Accumulations near the coast are expected to be minimal and precipitation will change completely to rain by Thursday afternoon. However, where cold air remains trapped over inland regions such as Howe Sound, Whistler, Inland Vancouver Island, and the eastern Fraser Valley, the snow will be longer lasting and more significant snow accumulations are forecast. At least 5 to 10 cm is expected over Inland Vancouver Island, Howe Sound and Whistler. The eastern Fraser Valley will see some snow but it is expected to begin later this afternoon and continue through this evening. TTHE PUBLIC IS ADVISED TO MONITOR FUTURE FORECASTS AND WARNINGS AS WARNINGS MAY BE REQUIRED. PLEASE MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS AND WARNINGS FROM ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT Weather Information - Environment Canada Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to pacificstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #BCStorm.
going to take that to mean it'll be cold and rainy today
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Old 12-17-2015, 08:02 AM   #3809
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So, anyone seeing any snow yet? Looking out at the sky here in Abby, the clouds do have a kind of "snow-heavy" look to them.
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Old 12-17-2015, 09:39 AM   #3810
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snowing at childrens hospital
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Old 12-17-2015, 09:41 AM   #3811
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Old 12-17-2015, 09:48 AM   #3812
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Old 12-17-2015, 09:50 AM   #3813
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Old 12-17-2015, 09:50 AM   #3814
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Snowing lightly in east van.
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Old 12-17-2015, 09:54 AM   #3815
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Wet snow here in east vancouver.
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Sitting in a cubicle, can't see window so can neither confirm nor deny if its snowing in south Burnaby area
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Old 12-17-2015, 10:16 AM   #3817
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It did briefly here in North Delta (Tilbury area) but it's all rain now.
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Old 12-17-2015, 10:16 AM   #3818
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SFU webcams showing poverty snow fall

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Old 12-17-2015, 10:19 AM   #3819
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Watch out for even more shitty/dangerous drivers on the roads even if it's wet snow.
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Old 12-17-2015, 10:42 AM   #3820
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tire shops are seeing the snow....and drooling....waiting for the noobs to go in and get winter tires.
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Old 12-17-2015, 10:44 AM   #3821
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Tire shop employee here. We hate it. Just a bunch of idiots freaking out and getting mad that it's a 5 hour wait time cuz every other idiot waited til the day it snowed too
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Old 12-17-2015, 11:07 AM   #3822
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Snowing at Metrotown Burnaby. Looks like snow is sticking on rooftops of buildings. Streets are fine.
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Old 12-17-2015, 11:27 AM   #3823
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I hope it doesn't accumulate until I can get my winter tires on! I have an appt tomorrow morning!
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Old 12-17-2015, 11:52 AM   #3824
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Old 12-17-2015, 11:55 AM   #3825
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^ hahaha awesome!

Snows sticking in the area of Surrey I live in. Loving it, hoping it accumulates.
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