FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Environment Canada has upgraded a weather watch issued Saturday for the Pine Pass saying the region could see up to 25cm of snow by Monday.

A frontal system should move into the Pine Pass area and other parts of Central B.C.  Light snow will start Sunday evening and intensify overnight.  The snow is expected to ease for most areas tomorrow afternoon as the front moves eastward.

The Pine Pass could receive anywhere from 15 to 25 cm of snow.

See the full warning below.

Issued at 2020-10-25 23:24 UTC by Environment Canada:
Winter storm warning continued for:
Highway 97 – Pine Pass, B.C. (080030)

Current details:
Hazardous winter conditions are expected.

Snowfall amounts from 15 to 25 cm are expected tonight through Monday.

A frontal system, moving across the northern Gulf of Alaska will spread significant snowfall amounts from central BC to the southern Yukon. Light snow over Teslin to Dease Lake will spread southward to Prince George early this evening and intensify overnight. The snow is expected to ease for most areas tomorrow afternoon as the front moves eastward.

Another frontal system is expected to bring more snow to the Yellowhead region Monday night through Tuesday morning.

Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

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

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. https://shiftintowinter.ca/ reminds drivers to know before you go. Adjust to winter driving behaviour and use winter tires and chains.

Road conditions are available at www.drivebc.ca.