Residents of the Valley had to shovel out Saturday morning following a heavy overnight snowfall.

Snow blankets the Valley overnight

  • Jan. 27, 2018 10:30 a.m.

The Comox Valley woke up to a winter wonderland Saturday, as many parts of the area received up to 15cm of snow overnight.

There were power outages in various parts of Courtenay and Comox as a result of the weather, and a number of motor vehicle incidents were reported north of Courtenay.

Mount Washington Alpine Resort received 22 cm of fresh snow.

According to Environment Canada, the most snow recorded on the ground was in 1969 with 38 cm at the Comox weather station.

The temperatures are set to rise to a high of five degrees Saturday, with rain overnight with a high of seven degrees Sunday.

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