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Alerts for: Kootenay Lake

Warnings

3:55 AM PST Wednesday 30 November 2022
Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • Highway 3 - Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass

Snowfall with total amounts of about 25 cm is expected.

When: Today.

Hazards: Heavy snow leading to poor travel conditions.

Remarks: A low pressure system crossing the southern interior is giving snow to the Kootenays. Near 15 cm has fallen at Paulson Summit. Snow will taper off this afternoon but redevelop tonight as another disturbance passes to the south. Snowfall amounts near 15 cm today and a further 5 to 10 cm tonight are expected.

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

The site https://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 BCstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

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