Forecasts for the Kootenay districts of British Columbia


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FPCN15 CWVR 242200
Forecasts for the Kootenay districts of British Columbia issued by
Environment Canada at 4.00 pm mdt Friday 24 March 2017 for tonight
Saturday and Saturday night.
The next scheduled forecast will be issued at 5.00 am Saturday.

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MAJOR REFERENCE ELEVATIONS:
\  CASTLEGAR:                  430 METRES.
\  CRANBROOK:                  920 METRES.
\  BLUEBERRY-PAULSON:         1570 METRES.
\  KOOTENAY PASS:             1774 METRES.
\  CROWSNEST PASS:            1300 METRES.
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Boundary.
Tonight..Periods of rain ending this evening then cloudy with
 60 percent chance of showers. Snow level 1000 metres. Low plus 4.
Saturday..Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Snow level 1100
 metres. Temperature steady near plus 5.
Saturday night..Clearing in the evening. Low zero.

Arrow Lakes - Slocan Lake.
Tonight..Rain ending this evening then cloudy with 60 percent chance
 of showers. Snow level 1000 metres lowering to near valley bottom
 overnight. Temperature steady near plus 2.
Saturday..Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Snow level rising
 to 1100 metres in the morning. High 7.
Saturday night..Showers ending near midnight then partly cloudy. Snow
 level 1200 metres. Low plus 1.

West Kootenay.
Tonight..Rain ending this evening then cloudy with 60 percent chance
 of showers. Snow level 900 metres. Temperature steady near plus 3.
Saturday..Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Snow level 800
 metres rising to 1200 metres near noon. High 9.
Saturday night..Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers early in the
 evening. Clearing late in the evening. Snow level 1200 metres. Low
 minus 1.

Kootenay Lake.
Tonight..Rain ending late this evening then cloudy with 40 percent
 chance of showers. Snow level 900 metres. Temperature steady near
 plus 2.
Saturday..Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Snow level 900
 metres rising to 1300 metres near noon. Wind becoming south 20 km/h
 early in the afternoon. High 8.
Saturday night..Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers in the
 evening. Clearing overnight. Snow level 1200 metres. Low plus 1.

East Kootenay - north including Invermere.
Tonight..A few showers ending this evening then clearing. Low
 minus 1.
Saturday..Increasing cloudiness early in the morning. 60 percent
 chance of showers late in the morning and in the afternoon. High 6.
Saturday night..Clearing in the evening. Low minus 4.

East Kootenay - south including Cranbrook.
Tonight..A few showers ending early this evening then cloudy with
 40 percent chance of showers. Clearing overnight. Low plus 1.
Saturday..Increasing cloudiness early in the morning. 40 percent
 chance of showers in the afternoon. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h
 early in the afternoon. High 8. UV index 3 or moderate.
Saturday night..Clearing in the evening. Low minus 4.

Elk Valley.
Tonight..Cloudy. 60 percent chance of rain showers or wet flurries
 changing to 40 percent chance of flurries after midnight. Wind
 southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light early this evening.
 Low zero.
Saturday..Cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries changing to
 40 percent chance of rain showers or wet flurries in the morning.
 Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 early in the
 afternoon. High 7.
Saturday night..Clearing in the evening. Low minus 4.

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