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ENDED… Snow forecast for BC North…

Special Weather Statement has ended as of 4 pm. Sept 27.

Below is the latest information on possible snow in BC North today and tonight… As of Sept 27, 2019.

A cooler airmass is settling in over northeastern BC this morning and is expected to remain in place through the weekend. A slow moving disturbance will continue to give periods of rain mixed at times with wet snow.

Steamboat Hill on the Alaska Highway north of Fort Nelson.

Portions of Highway 97 near the Rocky Mountains will likely see snowfall accumulations today. Areas along the highway west of Fort Nelson leading into Tetsa River Regional Park and south near Buckinghorse River and Sikanni Chief could see up to 5 cm of wet snow through this early afternoon.

Cooler but drier conditions will prevail through the weekend with a return to near seasonal values early next week.

Snow has already fallen in some areas of the BC Peace and Fort Nelson regions this morning with more on the way…

Sikanni Chief south of Fort Nelson. DriveBC.ca

Environment Canada details:

Wet snow likely near the Rocky Mountains tonight and Friday.

A cooler airmass is settling in over northeastern BC this morning and is expected to remain in place through the weekend. A slow moving disturbance will continue to give periods of rain mixed at times with wet snow into Friday.

Portions of Highway 97 near the Rocky Mountains will likely see snowfall accumulations tonight. Areas along the highway west of Fort Nelson leading into Tetsa River National Park and south near Buckinghorse River and Sikanni Chief could see 5 to 10 cm of wet snow tonight.

Further south in the Peace River region, pockets of wet snow have been reported this morning. The potential for rain mixed at times with wet snow will linger into Friday afternoon. A few centimetres of wet snow is possible today through Friday over the Peace River District, as well as Highway 97 and the Pine Pass west of Chetwynd.

Cooler but drier conditions will prevail through the weekend with a return to near seasonal values early next week.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

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