Forecasts for the Kootenay districts of British Columbia


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FPCN15 CWVR 182300
Forecasts for the Kootenay districts of British Columbia issued by
Environment Canada at 4.00 pm mst Wednesday 18 January 2017 for
tonight Thursday and Thursday night.
The next scheduled forecast will be issued at 5.00 am Thursday.

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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..Snow mixed with rain. Snowfall amount 5 to 10 cm.
 Temperature steady near plus 1.
Thursday..Snow mixed with rain changing to a few rain showers near
 noon. Snowfall amount 2 to 4 cm. Snow level rising to 1000 metres in
 the afternoon. High plus 3.
Thursday night..Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers
 or flurries. Low plus 1.

Arrow Lakes - Slocan Lake.
Tonight..Snow mixed with rain. Snowfall amount 2 to 4 cm. Temperature
 steady near zero.
Thursday..Snow mixed with rain changing to rain in the afternoon.
 Snowfall amount 2 to 4 cm. Snow level rising to 800 metres in the
 afternoon. High plus 3.
Thursday night..Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers or
 flurries. Snow level 800 metres lowering to valley bottom after
 midnight. Low plus 1.

West Kootenay.
Snowfall warning in effect.
Tonight..Periods of snow mixed with rain. Snowfall amount 5 to 10 cm.
 Temperature steady near zero.
Thursday..Periods of snow mixed with rain changing to rain in the
 afternoon. Snowfall amount 5 cm. Snow level rising to 900 metres in
 the afternoon. High plus 3.
Thursday night..Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers or
 flurries. Low plus 1.

Kootenay Lake.
Tonight..Periods of snow mixed with rain. Snowfall amount 2 to 4 cm.
 Temperature steady near zero.
Thursday..Periods of snow mixed with rain changing to rain in the
 afternoon. Snowfall amount 2 to 4 cm. Snow level near valley bottom.
 High plus 3.
Thursday night..Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers or
 flurries. Low plus 1.

East Kootenay.
Tonight..A few rain showers changing to a few flurries late this
 evening. Low minus 1.
Thursday..Cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries changing to
 60 percent chance of rain showers in the afternoon. High plus 3.
Thursday night..Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of rain showers
 changing to 40 percent chance of flurries in the evening. Low
 minus 1.

Elk Valley.
Tonight..A few rain showers changing to a few flurries this evening.
 Snowfall amount 2 cm near Fernie. Wind south 20 km/h becoming light
 this evening. Low minus 1.
Thursday..A few flurries changing to a few rain showers in the
 afternoon. Snowfall amount 2 cm near Fernie. Wind becoming south
 20 km/h near noon. High plus 2.
Thursday night..Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers in the
 evening. Low minus 1.

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