Alerts for: Kootenay Lake
2:59 PM PST Wednesday 24 February 2021
Snowfall warning in effect for:
- Highway 3 - Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass
Snowfall with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected.
An approaching frontal system will move inland tonight and across the B.C. interior on Thursday.
Snow will begin overnight tonight and persist through Thursday. Snowfall amounts of 15 to 20 cm can be expected by Thursday evening.
Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.
Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions.
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@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.