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Snow causing slippery roads all over the B.C. Peace

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Weather is causing problems on highways all over the B.C. Peace and into Alberta.

Snow that started Friday night and will continue into Sunday has caused roads in the region to be slippery and in some locations very dangerous.  Drivebc.ca, reports that roads in the B.C. Peace are covered with compact snow and slippery sections.

Eyewitnesses have reported several collisions and vehicles in the ditch north of Fort St. John.  Highways in the region remain open at this time.

The forecast for Fort St. John calls for two more centimetres of snow today with more snow in the forecast on Sunday.

In Alberta Highway 43 is listed as snow covered and slippery from Grande Prairie to Mayerthorpe.  For a more detailed report of Highways in Alberta, visit 511.alberta.ca

Several collisions were report on the Alaska Highway Friday evening between Fort St. John and Dawson Creek.  At last report no one was seriously injured.

If you know of any collisions or issues on the highways in the area, email photos and information to [email protected]

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