Environment Canada snowfall warning

Snowfall warning in effect for East Kootenay south.

  • Feb. 5, 2017 7:00 p.m.

Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • East Kootenay – south including Cranbrook

A long period of snowfall, with total amounts of 20 to 30 cm is expected.

A low pressure system approaching from the southwest will cross Washington state tonight. Heavy snow will spread into the Kootenays tonight and continue through Monday evening. Gusty winds will also accompany the system and producing localized blowing snow.

Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.tempetepacifique-pacificstorm.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports to #BCStorm.