WEATHER WARNINGS: NORTH COAST INLAND/BULKLEY VALLEY LAKES DISTRICT

Alerts for: North Coast - inland sections

Alerts for: Bulkley Valley and The Lakes

                           [CFTK PARKING LOT -- FEB 2 2018] 

Warnings

5:06 AM PST Friday 02 February 2018
Snowfall warning in effect for:

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

A long period of snowfall, with total amounts of 25 to 30 cm is expected.

A slow moving area of low pressure combined with cold air has brought snow to inland sections of the North Coast. The snow will continue through until tonight. Areas near Stewart will receive the highest accumulations ranging between 30 to 40 cm by later tonight before tapering off to a few flurries. Terrace and Highway 16 are expected to get total snowfall accumulations of 20 to 30 cm by later today. Kitimat is expected to get total snowfall accumulations of up to 25 cm by later today.

Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow.

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.

 

5:06 AM PST Friday 02 February 2018
Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • Highway 16 - Smithers to Terrace

A long period of snowfall, with total amounts of 25 to 30 cm is expected.

A slow moving area of low pressure combined with cold air has brought snow to inland sections of the North Coast. The snow will continue through until tonight. Areas near Stewart will receive the highest accumulations ranging between 30 to 40 cm by later tonight before tapering off to a few flurries. Terrace and Highway 16 are expected to get total snowfall accumulations of 20 to 30 cm by later today. Kitimat is expected to get total snowfall accumulations of up to 25 cm by later today.

Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating 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.