Alerts for: West Kootenay

Warnings

3:38 PM PDT Friday 24 March 2017
Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • Highway 3 - Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass

Snowfall, with total amounts of about 15 cm continues.

5 to 10 cm of snow has fallen over Paulson Summit and Kootenay Pass since this morning. Snow will continue over these mountain passes tonight bringing an additional 5 to 10 cm. The snow will gradually ease to flurries on Saturday.

Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road 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 ec.tempetepacifique-pacificstorm.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

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