UPDATED: As of 4:30 AM, Light snow has begun falling in Prince George this morning. Drive carefully as Freezing rain is expected to occur this morning.
Environment Canada has issued a Freezing Rain Warning for the Prince George region beginning overnight and ending in the late morning… Also, 10 to 15 mm of rain is in the forecast for the region on Thursday. Possibility of more snow in higher elevations.
Freezing rain is expected
An approaching warm front will track across the BC interior on Thursday.
The warm air aloft combined with below zero temperatures at the surface will result in periods of freezing rain overnight into Thursday morning. The freezing rain is expected to change to rain Thursday afternoon as temperatures rise above zero.
Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery.
Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas.
Freezing rain warnings are issued when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures creates ice build-up and icy surfaces.
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.