A DriveBC highway camera shows road conditions on Highway 3, about 1km west of Elko at Highway 93 junction, looking east.

A DriveBC highway camera shows road conditions on Highway 3, about 1km west of Elko at Highway 93 junction, looking east.

Extreme driving conditions between Fernie and Cranbrook

Several cars already in the ditch due to extremely slippery, low-visibility driving conditions

Elk Valley RCMP is reporting that traffic is now flowing again between Morrissey and Elko, where driving conditions are extreme.

An RCMP officer on scene reported several cars already in the ditch due to the extremely slippery, low-visibility driving conditions.

DriveBC has also issued a travel advisory for the area between Jim Smith Lake Road and Highway 93, for 67.2 kilometres (Cranbrook to 19km east of Jaffray). They are reporting limited visibility with snow, and urge drivers to watch for slippery sections.