Alerts for: West Columbia

Warnings

10:05 PM PST Monday 15 January 2018
Freezing rain warning in effect for:

  • West Columbia

Freezing rain is expected or occurring.

Pockets of freezing rain expected Tuesday morning.

An approaching Pacific system will spread warm, moist air over a thin layer of arctic air trapped in the southern interior valleys Tuesday morning. Precipitation will fall as freezing rain initially then quickly transition back to snow or rain as a cooler air moves in aloft.

For South Thompson, central and southern Okanagan, and West Kootenay region the freezing rain is more likely over higher elevation where temperatures remain below the freezing mark.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.

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.

 

10:05 PM PST Monday 15 January 2018
Freezing rain warning in effect for:

  • Trans-Canada Highway - Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass

Freezing rain is expected or occurring.

Pockets of freezing rain expected Tuesday morning.

An approaching Pacific system will spread warm, moist air over a thin layer of arctic air trapped in the southern interior valleys Tuesday morning. Precipitation will fall as freezing rain initially then quickly transition back to snow or rain as a cooler air moves in aloft.

For South Thompson, central and southern Okanagan, and West Kootenay region the freezing rain is more likely over higher elevation where temperatures remain below the freezing mark.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.

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.

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