Potential for heavy snow and blowing snow with poor visibilities this evening.
Sudden reduction in visibility due to snow and blowing snow. Strong gusty winds up to 50 km/h.
Remarks: An Arctic front will blast through the Rockies late this afternoon and this evening. As the front moves through Pine Pass, heavy flurries and strong winds will generate blowing snow with poor visibilities.
Temperatures will also plummet with the passage of the front by 10 degrees celsius.
Travellers are advised to be aware of the possible sudden reduction in visibility if travelling through this time period and to adjust your driving to the road conditions.
Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.