Snow finally arrived on Friday morning. Make sure you drive safe.

Snow falls in Mission, all schools open

Mission School District schools are open today and the busses are running.

Mission residents woke up Friday morning to a small dusting of snow.

Environment Canada is predicting that the snow will continue Friday afternoon with blowing snow hampering visibility. There is a risk of freezing rain late this afternoon. Snowfall amount 5 to 10 cm.

Temperature will remain steady near -2.

Tonight there will be periods of snow mixed with rain.

Expect more of the same on Saturday.

The University of the Fraser Vally has issued a press release confirming that all campuses are open today, (Friday Dec. 9) and all exams on all campuses are proceeding as scheduled under winter weather conditions.

It goes on to warn students to “allow extra time and exercise caution when travelling to and around UFV. Winter clothing and footwear are recommended.”

The UFV Campus Connector shuttle bus will be operating. Check ufv.ca for updates.

Schools in the Mission School District are all open today.

Superintendent Angus Wilson said all buses are running, but the situation will be re-evaluated as the snow continues to fall.

“If you feel unsafe with the conditions, keep your child home,” said Wilson.

Check the school district website for updates.

 

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