Snowfall warnings for several highways in British Columbia

Snow accumulated Sunday along Highway 97 between Clinton and Williams Lake. Photo: Government of British Columbia

Mountain passes in British Columbia received their first snow of the year this weekend and other areas could see snowfall on Monday or Tuesday, according to Environment Canada forecasts.

According to the organization, there is a risk of snow accumulation in 10 areas of the province with high mountain passes, which will have an impact on road conditions.

These include the Sea to Sky Highway in the Whistler area, and Highway 97 between Clinton and Williams Lake in the interior of the province and Highway 3.

Snow accumulated Sunday along Highway 97 between Clinton and Williams Lake. Photo: Government of British Columbia
Snow accumulated Sunday along Highway 97 between Clinton and Williams Lake. Photo: Government of British Columbia

Mandatory winter tires

In addition, it is mandatory, starting Monday, to equip his car with winter tires on certain roads and highways, particularly in the interior and north as well as on Vancouver Island.

This requirement applies until March 31st.

The complete list of routes affected by this requirement can be found on the official website of the Government of British Columbia .

Frank Sinjat

Based in Mississauga, Frank Sinjat is a Senior Editor at Spruce Tribune. Previously he has worked for SprotsNet and the Hockey News.   Frank is a graduate of Sports Recreation and Leisure at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay. You can reach Fredrick via email or by phone

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