Fog advisory remains in effect for the B.C. Peace and Pine Pass

A foggy day in Fort St. John. File photo

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – A fog advisory remains in effect for the B.C. Peace and the Pine Pass.  The advisory went into effect Saturday afternoon and warns that fog is causing near-zero visibility.

The fog has also cancelled several flights at the North Peace Regional Airport.  Before heading to the Airport, contact your airline to see if your flight has been cancelled.

According to Drivebc.ca, most highways in the Peace are listed as having limited visibility due to fog.  You can see current information on highways in our region here:  http://drivebc.ca/#listView&district=Peace

The fog should burn off Sunday morning, but there is also a chance of freezing drizzle in the forecast for Fort St. John.

See the full warnings below from Environment Canada.

1:31 AM PDT Sunday 30 October 2016
Fog advisory in effect for:

  • B.C. North Peace River
  • B.C. South Peace River

Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring.

Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero. If travelling, be prepared for areas of near-zero visibility.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to pacificstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #BCStorm.

1:31 AM PDT Sunday 30 October 2016
Fog advisory in effect for:

  • Highway 97 – Pine Pass

Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring.

Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero. If travelling, be prepared for areas of near-zero visibility.

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

Road conditions are available at www.drivebc.ca.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to pacificstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #BCStorm.

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