VIDEO: Winter storm lands in Terrace

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Terrace saw its second-snowiest November day since 2013 yesterday, and the most snowfall on a Nov. 17 since data started being recorded in 1953.

Environment Canada measurements at the Northwest Regional Airport indicated that 38 centimetres of snow fell on Nov. 17 this year — over three quarters of all snowfall during the month so far. The fastest wind gust of the day was clocked at 42 kilometres per hour.

A low pressure system moved up the coast of B.C. yesterday, prompting a winter storm warning from Environment Canada and had City of Terrace crews working to clear streets of snow.

The most snowfall on a November day in Terrace was Nov. 18, 2017, when there was 57.6 centimetres of snowfall. That storm forced an overnight closure of Highway 16 between Terrace and Prince Rupert.

Ben Bogstie, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, The Interior News