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Snowfall warning for the Pine Pass

If you’re headed north, make sure you have winter tires on and plan to take extra time.

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Pine Pass on Highway 97.

Snowfall with total amounts of 10 to 15 cm is expected.

An intense frontal system moving through B.C. is producing significant snowfall over the northern Rockies. Ten to 15 cm of snow is forecast this morning before the front moves southeast and weakens.

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

Snowfall warnings are issued when significant snowfall is expected.

Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions.

ShiftIntoWinter.ca reminds drivers to know before you go. Adjust to winter driving behaviour and use winter tires and chains.

Road conditions are available at www.drivebc.ca.

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.