Weather Warnings Continue Across Northern BC

By CKPGToday
February 13, 2018 - 8:00am Updated: February 13, 2018 - 9:40am

PRINCE GEORGE - Mother Nature is continuing to play havoc with the region.  Environment Canada says a system packed with moisture from the Pacific Ocean will sweep down through the Interior today.  It will combine with a frigid Arctic airmass already in place to produce snow and freezing rain.

While an air quality warning is in place for Prince George and Vanderhoof, a freezing rain warning is in place for Quesnel and the Cariboo region. 

A snowfall warning is in place for the Robson Valley, Mackenzie, and the Pine Pass.  Those regions can expect up to 15 cm of snow today. 

Another snowfall warning in the northwest is predicting up to 20 cm of snow in the North Coast forecast district.  Highway officials have also warned that Highway 16 between Terrace and Port Edward, may have to close for Avalanche Control work today.

 

**Update at 9:30 am - The air quality Advisories for Prince George and Vanderhoof has been lifted.  Highway 16 has been closed between Terrace and Port Edward for avalanche work. 

Air Quality Advisory Lifted In Vanderhoof

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