FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the B.C. Peace and Pine Pass. In the Peace we could receive 10 to 15 cm of snow by Friday morning and 15 to 20 in the Pine Pass.
A warm front ahead of a Pacific low pressure system will bring snow to the Williston, Pine Pass and B.C. Peace region Thursday night. Total snowfall accumulations will range from 15 to 20 cm for the Williston region and Pine Pass and 10 to 15 cm for the BC Peace. The snow is forecast to end Friday morning except near noon Friday for the Peace.
The forecast for Fort St. John says we could receive anywhere from 5 to 10 cm Thursday night and another 2 to 4cm on Friday.
See the full warning below.
Snowfall with total amounts of 10 to 20 cm is expected.
A warm front ahead of an approaching Pacific low pressure system will spread snow at times heavy to the Williston region and Pine Pass this evening then to the BC Peace region by midnight. Total snowfall accumulations will range from 15 to 20 cm for the Williston region and Pine Pass and 10 to 15 cm for the BC Peace. The snow is forecast to end Friday morning except near noon Friday for the Peace.
Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.
Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions.
Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road 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.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.