Heavy snowfall and arctic chill hits Metro Vancouver areas and Fraser Valley

Heavy snowfall and arctic chill lingering around Metro Vancouver areas, Fraser Valley, Vancouver Island and across the province, since Sunday, February 10, it’s no surprise a number of cities saw record-breaking low temperatures on Tuesday.

Twenty-one B.C. cities reached new record breaking low tempratures – some records going back more than two decades ago.

The oldest record was at the Vancouver Harbour, where temperatures dipped to -1.7 C, surpassing -1.2 C reached in 1978.

The coldest spot in the province was Dease Lake Airport, with a mind-numbing -31.4 C. At another weather station in the area, temperatures dropped to -31.2 C, breaking the 1995 record of -30.6 C.

The coldest weather station in the province was Dease Lake Airport, at -31.4 C

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