Residents of Northwestern BC may have missed out on a White Christmas, but heading into the New Year's eve celebrations of Monday will have a strong hue of white, with Environment Canada issuing a Snowfall warning for the North Coast inland and Bulkley Valley regions, along with points east.
Snow will begin this morning then taper off through the afternoon before a much more intensive front brings heavy snowfall overnight and into Saturday morning.
Some areas in the Bulkley Valley may see accumulations of up to 30 cm before the storm has passed through, with Terrace set to see 10 cm today and another 10 this evening. Kitimat will see a mix of Rain and Snow through the next 24 to 48 hours.
For Prince Rupert the weather system will be more of a Rain event with up to 70 mm of rain to come along with winds of up to 60 km/h.
You can get the latest weather updates from the Environment Canada website.
As of 10 AM, the Kasiks area of Highway 16 was showing snow accumulations as the first wave of the system arrives in the region.
|Snow was falling in the Kasisks section fo Highway 16 at 10 AM today
For snapshots of the Highway camera network of the Northwest see our archive page here.
For more items of note on past weather events see our archive here.