March 7 -- Winter Storm Warning issued for North Coast Inland areas with freezing rain and possibility of 20-30 cm of snow
Staring Friday afternoon, the North Coast and Haida Gwaii will be feeling the effects of a strong Pacific frontal system, a a volume of sub-tropical moisture anticipated to be somewhere between 50 and 100 mm before the system passes.
With the weather system will come very strong southeasterly winds .
As the frontal system forms up and approaches Environment Canada issued a Special Weather Statement on Thursday outlining the conditions that are on the way.
With the Pacific system will come much warmer temperatures, with temperature highs for the North Coast near 9 degrees by Saturday. A sudden rise, which combined with the volume of moisture on the way could make for concerns in the back country in the way of Avalanche dangers.
You can access the latest conditions from the Canadian Avalanche Centre website
Forecast updates can be found on the Environment Canada website and we will update items to the blog as necessary (see top of page for latest info) through the weekend.