02/07/2014 04:49 EST | Updated 02/09/2014 12:59 EST

Snow In Vancouver Means..

In anticipation of up to 10 centimetres of snow on Sunday, the City of Vancouver is starting to salt and sand major bus routes and roads near hospitals and schools.

Temperatures are then forecast to rise by Monday afternoon, followed by rain. Sounds like it's going to be messy.

It's already so cold in Vancouver that a 66-year-old record was broken this week. And with the snowfall warning for the South Coast, including the Lower Mainland, it got us thinking: What does snow in Vancouver mean, exactly?

It's not exactly the most well-equipped city when it comes to snow, and its citizens are, well, kind of wimpy. Yeah, we said it. We use umbrellas when snow is falling.

Here's what else snow in Vancouver means:

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