Issued at 7:19 PM PST Tuesday 13 February 2018 by Environment Canada
Snowfall warning in effect for: Highway 3 – Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass
Snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 20 cm is expected.
A moist Pacific front will move across the interior tonight. Snowfall amounts of 10 to 20 cm can be expected by Wednesday morning. The snow will taper to a few flurries early Wednesday morning as the front moves to the south.
Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.
Snowfall warnings are issued when significant snowfall is expected.
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.
Highway 1 Both directions – Road will be closed in both directions 26 km west of Revelstoke to 8 km west of Revelstoke (18 km) because of Avalanche Control, 5:00 am to 7:00 am on Wed Feb 14. Updated on Tue Feb 13 at 5:21 pm PST. Road conditions are available at www.drivebc.ca.