Alerts for: Elk Valley


3:51 AM PDT Saturday 24 March 2018
Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • Elk Valley

Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected.

A low forming over central Washington State will strengthen and move northeastwards this morning into the Kootenay regions.

Snow, at times heavy, is expected to develop over Kootenay Pass. Total snowfall accumulation through today is expected to be 15 to 20 cm.

Total snowfall accumulation is expected to reach 15 cm today over higher terrain in the West Kootenay region.

In the Elk Valley region, snowfall accumulation is expected to be 5 to 10 cm, except as high as 15 cm for Fernie.

As the low continues to move northeast, the heavy snow is expected to ease by late this afternoon.

Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports using #BCStorm.


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