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Forecasts for the Kootenay districts of British Columbia


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FPCN15 CWVR 021200
Forecasts for the Kootenay districts of British Columbia issued by
Environment Canada at 5:00 a.m. MST Saturday 2 March 2024 for today
and Sunday.
The next scheduled forecast will be issued at 11:00 a.m. MST.

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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.
Today..Cloudy. Snow beginning this morning and ending this afternoon
 then 60 percent chance of rain showers or wet flurries later this
 afternoon. Snowfall amount 2 to 4 cm. High plus 5. UV index 1 or
 low.
Tonight..Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries or rain showers
 early this evening. Clearing late this evening. Low minus 5.
Sunday..Mainly sunny. Increasing cloudiness late in the morning then
 30 percent chance of wet flurries in the afternoon. High plus 5. UV
 index 1 or low.

Arrow Lakes - Slocan Lake.
Today..Increasing cloudiness. Periods of snow beginning late this
 morning. Amount 2 to 4 cm. High plus 1. UV index 1 or low.
Tonight..A few flurries ending near midnight then cloudy with
 30 percent chance of flurries. Local amount 5 to 10 cm. Low minus 4.
Sunday..A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of wet flurries in
 the afternoon. High plus 3. UV index 1 or low.

West Kootenay.
Today..Cloudy. Periods of snow beginning this morning. Snow mixed
 with rain late this afternoon. Local snowfall amount 5 cm. High
 plus 3.
Tonight..Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries this evening.
 Low minus 5.
Sunday..A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of flurries in the
 afternoon. High plus 4. UV index 1 or low.

Kootenay Lake.
Today..Cloudy. Periods of snow beginning this morning. Local amount
 5 cm. High plus 2.
Tonight..Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries this evening.
 Low minus 3.
Sunday..A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of flurries late in
 the afternoon. High plus 4. UV index 1 or low.

East Kootenay - north including Invermere.
Today..Cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries this morning. Periods of
 snow beginning this morning. Local amount 5 cm. High zero.
Tonight..Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low
 minus 8.
Sunday..A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries.
 High zero. UV index 1 or low.

East Kootenay - south including Cranbrook.
Today..Cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries early this morning.
 Periods of snow beginning this morning then changing to 60 percent
 chance of flurries this afternoon. Amount 5 cm. Wind becoming
 southeast 20 km/h near noon. High minus 1. Wind chill near minus 8.
Tonight..Mainly cloudy. 70 percent chance of flurries changing to
 30 percent chance of flurries after midnight. Wind southeast 20 km/h
 becoming light this evening. Low minus 8. Wind chill minus 9 this
 evening.
Sunday..A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries.
 High zero. UV index 1 or low.

Elk Valley.
Today..Cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries early this morning.
 Periods of snow beginning this morning. Local amount 5 cm. Wind
 southeast 20 km/h. Temperature steady near minus 6. Wind chill near
 minus 13.
Tonight..Mainly cloudy with 70 percent chance of flurries. Wind
 southeast 20 km/h becoming light near midnight. Low minus 12. Wind
 chill near minus 18.
Sunday..Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to
 15 km/h. High minus 2. Wind chill minus 18 in the morning and
 minus 7 in the afternoon. UV index 1 or low.

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