Alerts for: North Coast - inland sections

Warnings

10:59 AM PST Saturday 18 November 2017
Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • North Coast - inland including Kitimat
  • North Coast - inland including Terrace

Snowfall, with total amounts of 25 to 30 cm is expected.

Snowfall is easing over Stewart area this morning and the warning is ended. Snow is expected to ease later this evening at Terrace and overnight at Kitimat.

Snowfall amounts have been near 30 cm at Stewart and Terrace with only 20 to 25 cm near Kitimat. Eventhough the snow has ended at Stewart a further 10 to 15 cm is possible before the snow eases further south. The greatest amount is expected to be in the Kitimat area as the front drops southeast this evening. Snow will taper off completely overnight as the system moves into the central interior of BC.

Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow. Poor weather conditions may contribute to transportation delays.

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.

 

5:15 AM PST Saturday 18 November 2017
Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • Highway 16 - Smithers to Terrace

Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 25 cm continues.

A frontal system continues to bring heavy snow to the inland sections of the North Coast. Up to 25 cm snow is expected over Highway 16 - Smithers to Terrace by this evening. Snow will taper off later tonight as the system moves to the south.

Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. For information on emergency plans and kits go to http://www.getprepared.gc.ca/

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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