Friday, March 7, 2014

Drive BC issues Travel Advisories for Northwest Highways

As the anticipated weekend storm begins to come ashore, Drive BC has issued its first Travel Advisory of the weekend. Advising against travel on Highway 16 from Prince Rupert to Terrace, unless absolutely necessary.

The string of advisories that quickly followed for regions of the Northwest looked like this.

The first Advisory was issued at 3:30 PM, advising of blowing snow and limited visibility.

The same conditions and Advisories have also been issued for areas east of Terrace, north to the Nass and south to Kitimat.

Highway Cameras along the Yellowhead to Terrace offered up the following snapshots of the conditions as of 4:45 PM

Kasiks Highway camera
Terrace Highway camera

You can access further updates on Road Conditions from the Drive BC website or twitter feed

Ministry of Transport updates for Highways 16 and 37 can be accessed from their twitter feed

Earlier Friday, Environment Canada issued a Winter Storm Warning for the North Coast Inland areas.

More on the weather ahead for the weekend can be found from the Environment Canada website

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