Ended as of 8:00 AM on Feb 25. Drive carefully on local roads and highways! More snow is in the forecast for the remainder of the week.
UPDATE: As of 8 pm, the frontal system has made its way to the Prince George region bringing with it strong winds and blowing snow. Snow will be heavy at times throughout the night and taper off by Thursday morning.
Radar image as of 8:50 pm. – Environment Canada
Bednesti along Highway 16. – DriveBC.ca
Environment Canada has issued a Snowfall Warning for the Pine Pass region with up to 15 cm by Thursday…
A frontal system is moving into the Prince George region tonight. Hwy 16/97 – DriveBC.ca
Heavy snow is also in the forecast for the Prince George region tonight and into Thursday. Between 5 to 10 cm is expected.
Snowfall Warning for the Pine Pass
Snowfall with total amounts of about 15 cm is expected.
A Pacific frontal system will spread snow to Pine Pass tonight. The snow will be heaviest tonight. The snow will ease to flurries on Thursday. Total snowfall amounts of 15 cm are expected.
Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.
Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions.
Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance. 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 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.