Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the entire B.C Peace. Heavy snowfall beginning overnight tonight.
Environment Canada says snow will start to fall tonight and we could receive up to 15cm by the end of Friday.
For Thursday, the region will still see a high of plus 10, but the temperature will drop tonight down to minus 1 before the snow starts sometime over night.
Below is a copy of the full warning from Environment Canada
B.C. North Peace River – 18 October 2012
Heavy snowfall beginning overnight tonight.
A Pacific frontal system is forecast to produce significant snowfall accumulations in the BC Peace River region. The snow will begin overnight tonight and will likely continue through much of Friday. 10 to 15 cm of snow can be expected by the end of Friday. There is also a risk of freezing rain during the overnight hours tonight and early Friday morning.
Thanks to Argiris Diamantis in the Netherlands for this link.
“The calendar says autumn is only half way, but nature says winter has already begun,” says Argiris. “15 cm of snow in autumn, how much snow will fall the coming winter?”