Snow is falling on Mile Zero

Dawson Creek is expected to take as much as 20 cm today as a winter storm on the way is expected to hit as far north as Fort Nelson today. will spread snow to Fort Nelson and the B.C. Peace today.

Snow at times heavy will begin this morning across the B.C. Peace region then spread north toward Fort Nelson this afternoon. Snowfall amounts near 10 cm are generally expected. However, the snow will be heavier near the Rockies, including Chetwynd and Hudson Hope, where 20 cm are forecast,” notes Mirror weatherman Sky Hammer.

“Snow ending near midnight then cloudy with 60 percent chance of light snow or ice pellets. Snow and ice pellet amount 2 cm except 5 cm near the Rockies. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature steady near minus 5. Wind chill near minus 11,” he says.

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The Weather Network notes that up to 15 cm will fall along the Alaska Highway over higher terrain south of Fort Nelson. Snow should end early Saturday morning for the Peace region and will continue through midday Saturday near Fort Nelson.

Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

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