Snow flurries greeted people heading back to school and work for the first time in 2016, making for a slower and more slippery commute than normal. 

Only slight accumulations were recorded, and the forecast is calling for drier conditions in the afternoon.

pitt meadows snow

What's green and red and white all over? Snow on holly. (Jacqueline Landry/CBC)

dollarton snow

Not enough to shovel in Dollarton. (Steve Lus/CBC)

poco snow

The snow stuck to the grass but not much else in Port Coquitlam city centre (Mike Clarke/CBC)

vancouver snow

A good dusting in Fairview Slopes early Monday morning. (Alison Broddle/CBC)

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Postcard pretty in Pitt Meadows. (Jachueline Landry/CBC)

Nelson snow man

A snowday in Nelson looks different than in the Lower Mainland. Chillaxing abominable snowman snowman built by Bill Potkins and family. (Bob Keating/CBC)

Prince George

And for a reality check take a look at down town Prince George where it's minus-20 C. (Betsy Trumpener/CBC)