Alerts for: Shuswap
4:03 AM PST Sunday 19 November 2017
Snowfall warning in effect for:
- Trans-Canada Highway - Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass
Snowfall, with total amounts of about 20 cm is expected.
A slow moving frontal system will move through the Columbias this afternoon and then across the Kootenays tonight. The storm will give significant snow to the highway passes.
Rogers Pass: Intermittent flurries will intensify this afternoon. 10 cm can be expected during the afternoon with an additional 10 cm tonight.
Kootenay Pass: Snow will begin falling late this afternoon and intensify this evening. Snowfall amounts approaching 20 cm are expected by early Monday morning.
The snow will taper off on Monday morning as the system moves into Alberta.
Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet reports using #BCStorm.
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