Environment Canada have issued a Winter Storm Warning with 20 – 35 cm of snow expected for the Fernie area from Thursday afternoon until Friday evening.
An approaching Pacific system is bringing snow to the B.C. Interior. Light snow will intensify this evening and become light Thursday evening.
Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. 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.
For information on emergency plans and kits, go to http://www.getprepared.gc.ca/
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.