Lower Mainland residents woke up to foggy conditions and freezing rain on Thursday morning.
Environment Canada issued a fog advisory for Metro Vancouver early Thursdsay, noting that “near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring” in some parts of the region, but rescinded it before noon.
Freezing Rain, arguably the worst of all precipitation types, is forecast for the #SeaToSky corridor including #Squamish & #Whistler. A warning has been issued: https://t.co/ZeyNlXfKLq Use extreme caution on the roads if you encounter Freezing Rain #BCstorm #DriveBC pic.twitter.com/V63w3Z3VOW
— ECCC Weather BC (@ECCCWeatherBC) January 4, 2018
The fog is being brought in by a strong temperature inversion and is expected to lift later this morning.
Freezing rain is falling in the Sea-to-Sky and Howe Sound regions this morning and the agency warned that residents should expect ice build-up.”
Drivers are asked to drive slowly and to road condition, not just the speed limit.
A crash in Coquitlam late Wednesday night is being blame on poor visibility.