Updated Weather Alerts NOON WEDNESDAY

2/7/2018

Warnings

[DRIVE BC WEBCAM PHOTO:   Onion Lake -- Hwy 37 between Terrace and Kitimat] 

11:01 AM PST Wednesday 07 February 2018
Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • North Coast - inland including Kitimat
  • North Coast - inland including Terrace

A prolonged period of snow continues.

A series of storms moving onto the north coast of British Columbia will continue to bring snow to the inland regions today and tonight. Storm total snowfall accumulations of 40 to 50 cm are expected by Thursday morning before the snow tapers off to a few flurries. A risk of freezing rain will continue today near Kitimat as well.

Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.tempetepacifique-pacificstorm.ec@canada.ca  or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

 

11:01 AM PST Wednesday 07 February 2018
Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • Highway 16 - Smithers to Terrace

A prolonged period of snow continues.

A series of storms moving onto the north coast of British Columbia will continue to bring snow to the inland regions today and tonight. Storm total snowfall accumulations of 40 to 50 cm are expected by Thursday morning before the snow tapers off to a few flurries. A risk of freezing rain will continue today near Kitimat as well.

Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations.

Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions.

ShiftIntoWinter.ca reminds drivers to know before you go. Adjust to winter driving behaviour and use winter tires and chains.

Road conditions are available at www.drivebc.ca.

 

4:48 AM PST Wednesday 07 February 2018
Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • Bulkley Valley and The Lakes - northwest including Smithers

Snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 20 cm continues.

A slow-moving Pacific frontal system continues to spread snow across the northern interior today and tonight. Snowfall accumulation of up to 20 cm is possible before easing off by Thursday morning.

In the Williston region, the heaviest snowfall will be south of Mackenzie, along Hwy 97 near McLeod Lake towards Prince George and Carp Lake Provincial Park.

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.tempetepacifique-pacificstorm.ec@canada.ca  or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

 

3:51 AM PST Wednesday 07 February 2018
Winter storm warning in effect for:

  • Bulkley Valley and The Lakes - southeast including Burns Lake

A snowstorm continues.

A Pacific frontal system will continue to give heavy snow to the central interior and the Columbia regions today and tonight. Total snowfall amounts of 30 to 50 cm are expected by Thursday. The snow will ease by Thursday night as the system moves southward and weakens.

Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. Rapidly accumulating snow will make travel difficult. Road closures are possible. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.tempetepacifique-pacificstorm.ec@canada.ca  or tweet reports using #BCStorm.