CHETWYND, B.C. – Environment Canada says the Pine Pass could receive up to 25 cm of snow by Saturday.

A snowfall warning has been issued for Highway 97 between Powder King and MacKenzie Junction.  The warning says 10 to 15 cm of snow is expected Friday and another 5 to 10 is possible Friday night.

See the full warning below.

3:42 AM PST Friday 11 March 2022
Snowfall warning in effect for:

Snowfall with total amounts of 15 to 25 cm is expected.

Location: Highway 97 between Powder King and Mackenzie Junction

Timeframe: Today and tonight

Remarks: A frontal system crossing the BC Interior will bring snow, at times heavy to the region. 10 to 15 cm of snow is expected to fall today, with an additional 5 to 10 possible tonight.

Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations.

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

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

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