More winter weather on the way: snow, high winds and freezing rain in the weekend forecast
Jan 17, 2020
4:51 p.m. update
A special weather statement has been issued as the next storm arrives tonight with a mix of winter weather. Expect snow, high winds and freezing rain to begin Friday night, with a transition to rain on Saturday, January 18.
Crews continue clearing and salting roads. While conditions have improved, roads and sidewalks are icy. Drivers and pedestrians should continue to use caution when travelling.
Home and business owners are responsible for keeping sidewalks in front of their property clear of snow and ice.
As snow melts, it is important to keep storm drains clear. Do your part to prevent flooding by clearing storm drains of ice and debris.
If you see a downed power line, stay away from it by at least 10 metres (about the length of a bus) and call 9-1-1.
Snow clearing plan
During a snow event, we will remove snow from streets on a priority basis. Learn more about Priority 1, 2 and 3 routes at westvancouver.ca/snowremoval or view this short video:
Garbage and recycling collection
Recycling and garbage collection has resumed but may be delayed or missed in some areas due to snow and ice.
If your garbage, recycling, green can or yard trimmings were not collected, please bring them in after 7 p.m. and put them out on your next collection day.
- prevent flooding by clearing storm drains around your home and business
- keep sidewalks around homes and businesses clear of snow and ice
- prepare an emergency kit
- get your vehicle snow safe by having the right tires
- park off-street to avoid blocking snow removal equipment
For more information including important contact numbers, snow safety tips and getting prepared, visit: