Freezing rain overnight led to dangerous conditions on Chilliwack roads, school closures and power outages.
“Due to very ice road conditions, we have determined that all schools will be closed for students and staff today, Friday, Jan. 7, 2022,” according to the school district announcement online early Friday.
All rentals, community schools, and daycares are also closed.
By 8:30 a.m. there were still more than 4,000 BC Hydro customers in Chilliwack without electricity.
Two major outages in Chilliwack overnight have been restored but as of 7:20 a.m. there were 17 outages affecting 4,532 BC Hydro customers in Chilliwack, including major outages on Fairfield Island and in the Chilliwack River Valley. pic.twitter.com/dYmAUB3Gou
— Chilliwack Progress (@TheProgress) January 7, 2022
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