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Snowfall warning issued for the Pine Pass

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CHETWYND, B.C. – Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Pine Pass.

The forecast calls for 10 to 15 cm of snow in the Pine Pass during the day on Tuesday.  Snow is expected to start Tuesday morning and end by the evening.

In Fort St. John and Dawson Creek, we could see 2 to 4 cm of snow during the day and another 4 cm Wednesday morning.

Warnings

4:02 AM PST Tuesday 13 February 2018
Snowfall warning in effect for:

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  • Highway 97 – Pine Pass

Snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 15 cm is expected.

10 to 15 cm of snow will fall today.

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A Pacific front will sweep down through the Interior today. It will combine with a frigid Arctic airmass already in place to produce snow.

The snow will start early this morning, with total accumulations of 10 to 15 cm expected by the time the snow ends this evening.

Be prepared to adjust your driving to changing road conditions. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

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.

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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.

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