A heavy snowfall warning has been issued for Friday Dec. 29. Trail Times file photo

Snowfall warning issued for southern B.C.

Up to 25cm expected on Kootenay Pass

A snowfall warning has been issued for southern B.C. today (Friday)

“Another band of heavy snow through the region,” said the warning on the Weather Network website.

“Snow will start (Friday) morning, intensify in the afternoon and continue into Saturday morning. Total snow accumulations up to 25 cm over the Coquihalla Summit, Allison Pass and Kootenay Pass can be expected before the snow tapers off early Saturday morning.”

The warning says visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

Road conditions are available at www.drivebc.ca.

Environment Canada is also calling for winds to reach 20km/h this afternoon.

The snow is expected to end Saturday, late morning, with a high of -2C and a nighttime low of -7.

Just Posted

UPDATED: Man pleads guilty in Baker Street death

Miles Halverson is guilty of manslaughter in the death of Matt Reeder

Kootenay Boundary firefighters bring life-saving fire safety skills to elementary students

Schools team up with local fire departments for Fire Prevention Week

Rossland chocolatier plans move to cannabis edibles

Council approves zoning change to accomodate processing facility

Three vehicles stolen in Trail area, one linked to shoplifting suspects

Greater Trail police ask vehicle owners to not leave keys in car

Seniors Advocate seeking feedback at Trail meeting

Isobel Mckenzie will be at the Trail Legion for two hours on Friday

‘I shouldn’t have done it,’ Trudeau says of brownface photo

Trudeau says he also wore makeup while performing a version of a Harry Belafonte song

35 of 87 dogs in 2018 Williams Lake seizure were euthanized due to behavioural issues, BCSPCA confirm

The dogs did not respond to the behaviour modification and remained terrified of humans

B.C. ‘tent city’ disputes spark call for local government autonomy

UBCM backs Maple Ridge after province overrules city

B.C. drug dealers arrested after traffic stop near Banff turns into helicopter pursuit

Antonio Nolasco-Padia, 23, and Dina Anthony, 55, both well-known to Chilliwack law enforcement

B.C. MLA calls on province to restrict vaping as first related illness appears in Canada

Todd Stone, Liberal MLA for Kamloops-South Thompson, introduced an anti-vaping bill in April

Chilliwack woman wins right to medically assisted death after three-year court battle

Julia Lamb has been the lead plaintiff in a legal battle to ease restrictions on Canada’s assisted dying laws

B.C. bus crash survivor petitions feds to fix road where classmates died

UVic student’s petition well over halfway to 5k signature goal

Most Read