Alerts for: West Kootenay


3:29 PM PST Wednesday 12 December 2018
Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • Highway 3 - Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass

Another storm will bring 15 to 30 cm of snow to Highway 3 - Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass and the Trans Canada Highway - Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass by Thursday evening.

Snow will begin this evening as the storm system moves onshore, and intensify Thursday as it tracks across the the interior.

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions. reminds drivers to know before you go. Adjust to winter driving behaviour and use winter tires and chains.

Road conditions are available at

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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