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Highway report

Here are the road conditions and weather reports (as reported by DriveBC) for:

  • Highway 97C
  • Highway 5 the Coquihalla
  • Highway 1 to the Alberta border
  • Highway 3 to Hope and the Kootenays

Highway 97C

Both directions - slippery sections from junction with Highway 5A, at Aspen Grove to Pennask Summitt (1728 metres) (49.5 km). Updated Fri. Dec. 27 at 7:38 a.m.

Compact snow with slushy Sections from Pennask Summitt (1728 metres) to Brenda Mine Road Exit (10.1 km). Updated Fri. Dec. 27 at 8:43 a.m. 

Limited visibility with Fog from Pennask Summitt (1728 metres) to Brenda Mine Road Exit (10.1 km). Updated Fri. Dec. 27 at 8:44 a.m.

Weather Report for Hwy. 97C

Issued: Friday December 27, 2013 at 5 a.m.

  • Today Cloudy. 60 per cent chance of showers this afternoon. Snow level 1000 metres. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h near noon. High 8.
  • Tonight: partly cloudy. Low minus 3.
  • Saturday: mainly cloudy. High zero.
  • Sunday: Cloudy. Low minus 1. High zero.
  • Monday: Cloudy. Low minus 1. High zero.

Highway 5 The Coquihalla

Slippery Sections from Exit 202, Portia Interchange to Exit 256, Kingsvale (Coldwater Road) (54.8 km). Updated Fri. Dec. 27 at 7:30 a.m. PST. 

Limited visibility with Fog from Exit 202, Portia Interchange to Exit 256, Kingsvale (Coldwater Road) (54.8 km). Updated Fri. Dec. 27 at 7:30 a.m.

Weather Report for Hwy. 5

Issued: Friday December 27, 2013 at 5 a.m.

  • Today cloudy. Rain beginning this morning and ending this afternoon then 60 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High plus 5.
  • Tonight Mainly cloudy. 60 per cent chance of showers this evening and after midnight. Windy this evening. Low plus 2.
  • Saturday mainly cloudy. High plus 5.
  • Sunday Cloudy with 40 per cent chance of showers. Low plus 3. High plus 4.

 

Highway 1 to the Alberta border

UPDATE 10:15 a.m.: 

Road reopened 26 km west of Revelstoke to 8 km west of Revelstoke. Updated on Fri Dec 27 at 10:05 am

Avalanche Control Highway 1 Both directions - Road will be closed 26 km west of Revelstoke to 8 km west of Revelstoke (18 km) because of Avalanche Control, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Fri. Dec. 27. 

Slushy with Slippery Sections 11.5 km west of Sicamous to 4 km east of Craigellachie (45.5 km). Updated Fri. Dec. 27 at 5:08 a.m.

Weather Report for Hwy. 1

Issued: Friday December 27, 2013 at 5 a.m.

  • Today: increasing cloudiness. Flurries beginning this afternoon. Risk of freezing rain this afternoon. Wind east 20 km/h. High zero.
  • Tonight: flurries ending late this evening then partly cloudy. Amount 2 cm. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light near midnight. Low minus 2.
  • Saturday: a mix of sun and cloud. High plus 1.
  • Sunday: cloudy. Low minus 2. High plus 1.

Highway 3 to Hope and to the Kootenays

Compact snow with slippery sections on Highway 3 from Hope to Sunday Summit. Updated on Sat Dec. 21 6:14 a.m.

Fog Patches Highway 3 both directions - Fog Patches 10 km west of Midway to Greenwood (24.5 km). Updated Fri. Dec. 27 at 5:04 a.m.

Compact snow with slippery sections Highway 3 Both directions from Greenwood to Eholt Summit (16.7 km). Updated Fri. Dec. 27 at 5:15 a.m.

Weather Report for Hwy. 3 to Hope and to the Kootenays

Issued: Friday December 27, 2013 at 5 a.m.

  • Today Cloudy. Rain beginning this morning and ending this afternoon then 60 per cent chance of showers late this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High plus 5.
  • Tonight Mainly cloudy. 60 per cent chance of showers this evening and after midnight. Windy this evening. Low plus 2.
  • Saturday Mainly cloudy. High plus 5.
  • Sunday Cloudy with 40 per cent chance of showers. Low plus 3. High plus 4.

For more information go to DriveBC.

 

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