VANCOUVER Environment Canada has issued a warning to travellers that heavy snowfall is possible on roads in southern British Columbia.
According to the agency, snow is expected intensify over Trans-Canada Highway Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass and will continue until Monday night.
According to the weather bureau, the northern B.C. The interior can expect 20 cm of heavy, snowy snow to cover Teslin, Cassiar Mountains, Watson Lake, and the north coast can expect 50 cm.
It is predicted that the snow will intensify tonight and last through Sunday with 50 cm possible over the Sea to Sky Corridor.
Environment Canada states that strong winds of up 70 km/h are possible for East Vancouver Island and Metro Vancouver, but they expect to improve overnight.
According to the forecast, lower winds will bring more warm air into the area, which will lead to flurries that could turn to rain overnight.
This report by The Canadian Press first appeared Jan. 1, 2022.