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B.C. to see more snow and heavy winds says Environment Canada

B.C. to see more snow and heavy winds says Environment Canada

Environment Canada advises travelers to be prepared and to drive cautiously as heavy snowfall is likely on southern British Columbia’s highways.

According to the agency snow is expected increase over the Trans-Canada Highway Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass and will continue to persist until Monday night.

According to the weather bureau, the northern B.C. The interior can expect upto 20cm heavy snow over Teslin Cassiar Mountains and WatsonLake while the central and northern coasts can see up to 50cm.

It is expected that the snow will intensify tonight, and continue through Sunday, with 50 cm of snow also expected to fall 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 regions due to an approaching Pacific frontal system. However, these conditions are expected to improve overnight.

According to the forecast, lower winds will bring more warm air into the area, which will lead to flurries that will turn to rain overnight.

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