Freezing drizzle advisory issued for the North Peace

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Environment Canada has issued a freezing drizzle advisory for the North Peace.

Areas of freezing drizzle are expected or occurring in the North Peace.  According to the forecast, low level moisture combined with subzero surface temperatures are producing freezing drizzle.   Freezing drizzle will continue overnight and Friday morning. Conditions are expected to improve on Friday as temperatures rise above freezing.

Freezing drizzle normally occurs when drizzle forms in an airmass at below freezing temperatures.  Water droplets stay supercooled as there are few ice nuclei to change them to ice crystals.

 

9:52 PM PDT Thursday 27 October 2016
Freezing drizzle advisory in effect for:

  • B.C. North Peace River

Low level moisture combined with subzero surface temperatures are producing freeze drizzle in the northern Peace River region. Freezing drizzle will continue overnight and Friday morning. Conditions are expected to improve on Friday as temperatures rise above freezing.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery.

Please refer to the latest public forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through your local radio and television stations or Weatheradio.