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Freezing rain, winter storm leaves thousands without power on B.C.’s South Coast

Click to play video: 'Fraser Valley hit once again by winter storm' Fraser Valley hit once again by winter storm
The Fraser Valley, which just can't seem to catch a break from Mother Nature, was once again one of the hardest-hit by the latest winter storm. Emad Agahi reports. – Jan 7, 2022

Freezing rain is wreaking havoc for many residents of B.C.’s South Coast on Friday morning.

BC Hydro says thousands are without power due to downed power lines and frozen branches bringing downed lines.

The organization says crews are out and working as fast as they can to get power restored to regions.

All public schools in Mission are closed Friday due to the weather conditions.

The winter storm warning has ended for the region but everyone in the Fraser Valley is being asked to stay home if possible due to the hazardous conditions.

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