Thursday, December 31, 2020

Winter Storm Warnings in place for North Coast Inland areas

The old year will move to the new one with a bit of final bite, with a strong arrival of winter anticipated for the next 24 hours or so. 

That as Environment Canada issuing a WINTER STORM WARNING for the North Coast Inland areas including Terrace and Kitimat and all points east through to the Alberta border.

The approaching Pacific front will bring up to 25 centimetres of Snow to the two communities by New Year's Day morning.

The anticipated precipitation will make for challenging driving conditions for those travelling inland from Prince Rupert and on to the Bulkley Valley and beyond.anticpated.

You can find updates on the weather from the Environment Canada website.

So Far Environment Canada has not issued any kind of Weather Alerts for the North Coast, Haida Gwaii and Prince Rupert areas, however a weather map from the Weather Network posted this morning does indicate that some heavy precipitation could be on the way for the coastal regions through the early part of the New Year.

Those who must travel through through the New Year's period can find the updated road conditions from the Drive BC website and twitter feed.

Conditions are good in Terrace this morning, however the
New Year's Eve forecast is for extensive snow overnight

You can also track the highway conditions through Ministry of Highway's cameras located across the Northwest, start your search from our archive of the Northwest here.

A look at past weather events can be explored through our archive page.

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