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Hopefully it's a false alarm, but Environment Canada is calling for more snow.
Hopefully it's a false alarm, but Environment Canada is calling for more snow. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

'Heavy' snowfall destined for Nanaimo by Sunday morning: Environment Canada

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
February 25, 2017 - 2:08pm

NANAIMO — Here we go again.

If Environment Canada's guess is correct, Nanaimo is in store for another "heavy" dump of snow. A snowfall warning issued by the weather agency predicted up to 20 cm. could fall, beginning overnight Saturday, lasting until late Sunday morning.

Cars were stuck in tight spots over the snowy weekend and RCMP say there have been 22 accidents since Friday.
Cars were stuck in tight spots over the snowy weekend and RCMP say there have been 22 accidents since Friday. Em V Bee/Facebook

Nanaimo rocked by accidents over snowy weekend

By Spencer Sterritt
February 6, 2017 - 5:05pm

NANAIMO — Over the weekend, you couldn't drive around the city without seeing the flash of emergency lights as crews handled accidents on the slippery roads.

Const. Gary O'Brien with Nanaimo RCMP said there were 22 reported car accidents since Friday, Feb. 3.

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