Thursday, November 7, 2019

Weather Warnings and Watches issued for Travel in North Coast Inland and Bulkley Valley Regions

Weather Warnings and Watches are in place across the
map from Terrace to the Alberta border today

If you have travel plans for tonight or tomorrow for destinations East of Prince Rupert, you should be aware of the latest Warnings from Environment Canada, which this afternoon issued Heavy Rain,  Snow and Freezing Rain Warnings.

The North Coast Inland area has been put on a Warning for Heavy Rain with amounts of up to 70 mm anticipated by early Friday evening, the area of most note for the precipitation is the Stewart region of the Northwest.

Travelling Further east, the Bulkley Valley has had a Freezing Rain Warning issued with the coverage area extending further into the Lakes District, it's expected that the freezing rain will give way to rain towards the evening.

A Mix of Sleet, Freezing Rain and Rain is part of the Mix near the
Kitwanaga Turn off at Highway 16 east of Terrace

Other areas east of the Burns Lake area are currently under Weather Watches.

For updates on the weather across the region see the Environment Canada website here.

The latest road conditions for all of the Highways of the Northwest can be reviewed from the Drive BC website, with updates offered as well through Drive BCNW twitter feed.

You can also access the network of Highway Cameras in the region from our archive page here.

For more items of note of past weather events see our archive page here.

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