Alerts for: West Kootenay

Warnings

4:50 PM PST Sunday 17 December 2017
Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • Highway 3 - Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass

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

A Pacific front moving across the BC Interior is spreading snow to the region today and tonight.

The heaviest snow is expected across the North and West Columbia, Kinbasket, North Thompson, Arrow Lakes - Slocan Lake, Kootenay Lake, and Kootenay Pass.

Snow is expected to taper off Monday as the front exits the province.

Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

Snowfall warnings are issued when significant snowfall is expected.

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

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 ec.tempetepacifique-pacificstorm.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

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