A strong frontal system is approaching the coast.
Ahead of it mild moist Pacific air is eroding the cooler Arctic air remaining trapped in the valleys.
Snow will redevelop over a large part of the Central Interior throughout the evening along with some patchy freezing rain.
Total amounts of snowfall will be up to 5 cm before snow changes to rain early Saturday.
The heaviest amounts of snow will be over the Williston and McGregor areas where snowfall warnings are in effect.
The public is advised to monitor future forecasts and warnings as warnings may be required or extended.
Cariboo Road Services say they prepared and ready to deal with this event.
With road temperatures well below freezing, road conditions will be slippery.
They warn drivers to drive with extreme caution