The warm temperatures of the Holiday Season are about to see a significant change for the cooler, with a strong ridge from the Yukon about to settle over the British Columbia coast by Sunday morning.
Cold Arctic Air and temperatures some 5 to 10 colder than seasonal norms are anticipated, bringing with it Northeasterly Arctic outflow winds through valley and inlets of the region.
While skies will remain clear and sunny through til New Years, overnight lows, combined with the winds will make for very cold nights.
Conditions will be even colder in Terrace, Kitimat and Smithers
The freezing temperatures are anticipate to persist for several days.
Further updates will be provided by Environment Canada as the Weather System makes its arrival.
The Week Ahead Forecast can be view below.