Snowfall warning issued in the South Peace

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. – Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the B.C. South Peace.  The forecast calls for up to 15 cm of snow in the South Peace.

Winds could reach up to 30 km/h with the temperature dropping to minus 2.  In the North Peace, the forecast calls for up to 5 cm of snow.

The warning covers Dawson Creek, Chetwynd and Tumbler Ridge.

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Issued at 2016-10-13 22:30 UTC by Environment Canada:
Snowfall warning issued for:
B.C. South Peace River, B.C. (087310)

Current details:
Snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 15 cm is expected.

A front has generated snow over BC Peace region. 6 cm snowfall has fallen over the southern Peace region today including Chetwynd. Snow will continue through tonight with additional amount of 5 to 10 cm expected.

Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

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