UPDATE – Environment Canada now says the area could see 15-25 cm of snow.
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Pine Pass.
Anywhere from 10 to 15 cm of snow is expected late Monday. The snow will begin near noon on Monday and will be mixed with rain overnight into Tuesday.
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Before you head out on Highway 97 through the Pine Pass, check out www.drivebc.ca for current highway conditions.
See the full warning below.
Issued at 2019-12-30 00:00 UTC by Environment Canada:
Snowfall warning issued for:
Highway 97 – Pine Pass, B.C. (080030)
Snowfall with total amounts of 10 to 15 cm is expected.
A storm will track across the northern interior of British Columbia late Monday bringing heavy snow to Pine Pass and Williston.
Snow will begin near noon Monday. Snow will taper off and become mixed with rain overnight Monday night.
We expect a total of 10 to 15 cm of snow between noon Monday and early Tuesday morning.
Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions.
Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Public Safety Canada encourages everyone to make an emergency plan and get an emergency kit with drinking water, food, medicine, a first-aid kit and a flashlight. https://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.