Snowfall warning ENDED for: Trans-Canada Highway – Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass

Snowfall WARNING ENDED


The next Pacific frontal system is forecast to reach the Columbias Wednesday morning.

Precipitation associated with the front will begin Wednesday morning and continue through Wednesday night. Snow levels will hover around 1000 metres initially. As warmer air reaches the BC southern interior, snow levels will rise to around 1300 metres in the afternoon then to 2000 metres in the evening. Total snowfall amounts of 15 cm are expected near the summit by Wednesday night.

Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. If visibility is reduced while driving, slow down, watch for tail lights ahead and be prepared to stop.

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.