FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – With the temperature change from minus 40 to only minus three, the North Peace could see a mix of snow and freezing rain Saturday night.
Yellowhead Road and Bridge, the company responsible for maintaining highways in the North Peace, says area highways could see snow with trace amounts of rain Saturday evening.
We are expecting Snow with trace amounts of rail this evening. Our crews will be out responding to the weather but please plan you travel and leave lots of space between you and the vehicle in front of you. @DriveBC #hwy97 #hwy29 #yxj
— YRB North Peace Ltd (@YRBNorthPeace) January 14, 2018
In a tweet, the contractor says crews will be out responding to the weather, but drivers should leave extra space between vehicles.
Environment Canada says there is a risk of freezing rain sometime after midnight. For updates on highway conditions around B.C., visit www.drivebc.ca.