A full moon rises over Mt. Cheam on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

A full moon rises over Mt. Cheam on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Snow moon rises over Mt. Cheam in Chilliwack

A clear sky made for great views of February’s ‘snow’ moon in Chilliwack Saturday

As the sun was setting on Chilliwack Saturday, a bright, full snow moon was rising from behind Mt. Cheam.

A snow moon is the full moon seen in February, named after the snow on the ground.

With mostly clear skies that evening, the moon was quite visible. Saturday was sunny and also warm with temperatures reaching a high of 9.4 degrees Celsius.

Sunday and Monday are expected to be equally sunny with highs of 6 and 7 degrees, respectively, according to Environment Canada.

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A full moon rises over Mt. Cheam on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

A full moon rises over Mt. Cheam on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

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