Photos: Snowfall transforms the lower mainland into a winter wonderland

Residents on British Columbia’s south coast woke up Thursday morning to a thick layer of snow.

Whether the result was a winter wonderland or a snow-covered nightmare probably depended on whether you were a commuter or not, but for many, the fresh white coating was magical.

Here’s a look at some of the best photos that Global BC viewers took of the snowfall in their parts of the region.

Downtown Vancouver.

Alexandre lights

Boundary Bay.

Bob Bunting

Seventh Avenue at Alder Street, Vancouver.

Brian Nadon

Goldstream Falls, Langford.

Ricky Kipp

Goldstream Falls, Langford.

Ricky Kipp

Deep Cove, North Vancouver.

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Port Haney, Maple Ridge.

Ken Holland

Alouette River, Maple Ridge.

Adria Schafer

Burnaby Mountain, Burnaby.

Susan White

Howe Sound, north of Horseshoe Bay.

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Kerrisdale, Vancouver.

Ann-Marie Copping

Lafarge Lake, Coquitlam.

Lisa Ford

Pitt Meadows.

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Woodlands, North Vancouver.

Lisa Upton

River District, Vancouver.

Chapter 2 Mediation

Courtenay.

@ TheUnretired / Twitter

Westwood Plateau, Coquitlam.

Kathy Farenholtz

New Westminster boardwalk.

Mayette Ostonal

Port Coquitlam.

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Upper Lonsdale, North Vancouver.

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Global BC meteorologist Mark Madryga said most parts of the lower mainland saw between 10 and 20 inches of snow fall overnight.

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The region is expected to see clear and cold conditions until Saturday, when snow may return before temperatures rise and heavy rain arrives on Sunday.

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