Gusty winds expected today

Gusty southwesterly winds are expected today.

A Pacific low pressure system will land on the B.C. coast near Prince Rupert this morning and track across the northern interior, reaching the Fort Nelson area this evening.

Following the track of the low, strong southwesterly winds gusting upwards of 80 km/h are possible this afternoon over parts of the central and northern interior including the northern Chilcotin, Prince George, Bulkley Valley and the Lakes, Williston and McGregor area. The strong winds will spread to the BC Peace River region tonight.

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