FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – A snowfall warning has been issued for the Pine Pass.

A frontal system moved into the area Wednesday evening bringing with it 15 to 20 cm of snow by late Thursday morning.  The snow could also change to rain early Thursday afternoon.

Rapidly accumulating snow will make travel difficult.

See the full weather warning below.

Issued at 2021-11-25 08:32 UTC by Environment Canada:
Snowfall warning issued for:
Highway 97 – Pine Pass, B.C. (080030)

Current details:
Snowfall with total amounts of 10 to 20 cm is expected.

Heavy snow will continue through tonight.

Total snowfall: 15 to 20 cm

Location: Williston, Highway 97 – Pine Pass.

Timespan: Tonight through early Thursday morning.

A frontal system moving over the region has produced heavy snow to the area this evening. Heavy snow will continue tonight. Snow will change to rain early Thursday morning.

Rapidly accumulating snow will make travel difficult.

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

Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. The site https://shiftintowinter.ca/ reminds drivers to know before you go. Adjust to winter driving behaviour and use winter tires and chains.

Snowfall warnings are issued when significant snowfall is expected.

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@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.