Environment Canada has a snowfall and wind warning in effect for Metro Vancouver, including Langley.
All schools in the Langley School District and the school board office are closed Wednesday, the district tweeted.
— Langley Schools (@LangleySchools) January 15, 2020
In addition, all Kwantlen Polytechnic University campuses, including Langley and Cloverdale, are closed today. Trinity Western University announced all classes are cancelled for Wednesday.
Weather Condition Alert: Today’s classes are cancelled at both the Langley and Richmond campuses. Updated: Jan. 15th, 2020 – 6:00 a.m.
— Trinity Western University (@TrinityWestern) January 15, 2020
About 10 to 15 centimetres of snow is expected Wednesday. Snow will be heavy at times, but ease off this morning.
About 30 km/h easterly winds are also expected – 60 near the Strait of Georgia.
Temperatures will reach a high of -1 C, but -13 C with wind chill.
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Travel conditions can deteriorate quickly, the weather agency said.
“Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. There may be a significant impact on rush hour traffic in urban areas,” Environment Canada reports.
There is a travel advisory in effect for the Trans Canada Highway in the Lower Mainland, according to Drive BC.
Travel is not recommended between Lickman Road in Chilliwack and Whatcom Road in Abbotsford.
There is a travel advisory for #BCHwy1 in the #LowerMainland. Travel is not recommended unless absolutely necessary between #Lickman and #Whatcom due to limited visibility and slippery conditions. #Langley #Abbotsford #Chilliwack
— Drive BC (@DriveBC) January 15, 2020
Tonight, flurries are expected to change to rain showers. Wind will continue southeast 30 to 50 km/h, except 70 near the water.
With wind chill temperatures will reach -10 C this evening.
By morning temperatures will reach 5 C.