Ended… As of Feb 28 at 7:30 AM.
UPDATE: Prince George, Quesnel, AND Williams Lake areas are now included in the Snowfall Warning. Up to 15 cm is possible.
Environment Canada has issued a Snowfall Warning for the Pine Pass as up to 10 cm of heavy snow is in the forecast for Friday night and well into Saturday…
For Prince George, 5 to 10 cm is expected on Saturday throughout the evening and overnight hours. Snow could be mixed with rain and is expected to be heavy at times. On Sunday, temperatures in the PG region are forecast to be around plus 7.
Details below on the warning criteria for the Pine Pass…
Snowfall with total amount on Saturday night of 10 cm is expected.
A strong frontal system passing through northern BC will produce snow from late Saturday afternoon through Sunday in Williston region and on Pine Pass highway area.
Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations.
Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions.
Take frequent breaks and avoid strain when clearing snow. 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.
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