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Snowfall warning issued for the Pine Pass

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Environment Canada has issued another snowfall warning for the Pine Pass.

A system moving into the area will bring anywhere from 10 to 15 cm of snow by Wednesday afternoon.

Snow will pick up in intensity late Tuesday evening with 10 to 15 cm of accumulation possible for Pine Pass. The system will move east Wednesday morning and snow will ease by late morning.

See the full warning below.

For updates on road conditions, visit www.drivebc.ca

Issued at 2019-01-02 00:24 UTC by Environment Canada:
Snowfall warning issued for:
Highway 97 – Pine Pass, B.C. (080030)

Current details:
Snowfall with total amounts of 10 to 15 cm is expected.

A frontal system moving into the northern BC Interior will spread a band of persistent snow through the northern Rockies. Snow will pick up in intensity late this evening with 10 to 15 cm of accumulation possible for Pine Pass. The system will move east Wednesday morning and snow will ease by late morning.

Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations.

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

Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road 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.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to [email protected] or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

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