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UPDATE: Fog advisory lifted but freezing rain hits Sea-to-Sky

Drivers asked to drive slowly and be on high alert

  • Jan. 4, 2018 12:00 a.m.

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early Thursdsay, noting that “near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring” in some parts of the region, but rescinded it before noon.

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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.

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