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Update – Travel advisories and snowfall warnings issued


UPDATE – More highways are now under a travel advisory.  See the updated list below


Dawson Creek and the South Peace are in for up to 25 cm of snow.

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Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the South Peace. They say up to 25 cm of snow could fall through Sunday night.

A Pacific frontal systems is responsible for the snow as it moves through the South Peace into Alberta by Monday morning.  A snowfall warning still exists in the Alberta Peace, where they could see up to 20 cm of snow by Monday morning.

As for the North Peace, Environment Canada is calling for up to 5 cm more today another 5 Sunday night. We should see a high of minus 27 Sunday.

The cold weather will still be around on Monday now as temperatures are only expected to increase to minus 23 with a wind chill of minus 33. The weather agency now says the weather will warm up to minus 4 on Tuesday.

A travel advisory has been issued for several highways in the region.

Highway 2 between Dawson Creek and the Alberta border

Highway 29 from Tumbler Ridge to Mile 54 of the Alaska Highway
Highway 49 between Dawson Creek and the Alberta Border
Highway 52 & 52E
Highway 97 from the Junction of Highway 52 in Arras to Wonowon

Highway 103 from Fort St. John to the Alberta Border

For more updates on the roads, move your mouse over the News menu at the top of this page and click on the road report. 

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