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Ended. Special Weather Statement issued for Central BC and North…

A transition to colder conditions will begin Tuesday across northern and central British Columbia. The cold air will persist through the end of the week with temperatures in the -15 to -25 range for nighttime lows. During the daytime it’s the windchill the could affect those working outdoors.

Environment Canada details below…

Blustery northerly winds will accompany the arrival of the Arctic air with windchill becoming a factor Tuesday night and Wednesday. However, the Arctic air over the interior will deepen and temperatures will continue to drop Thursday and Friday.

People working and spending time outside are reminded to dress warmly and in layers, preferably with a wind-resistant outer layer. Travellers are encouraged to add winter emergency kits to their vehicles which include a blanket, extra clothes and boots.

For more cold weather preparedness tips, visit: https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/services/seasonal-weather-hazards/be-prepared-for-winter.html#toc5

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

Road conditions are available at http://www.drivebc.ca.

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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