An accident on Highway 97 just past the northern tip of Lac la Hache this morning. Max Winkelman photo.

Morning Dec. 21: Limited visibility and blowing snow around 100 Mile, says Drive BC

The morning weather and roads report for the South Cariboo

Driving conditions along Highway 24 once again feature compact snow and slippery conditions, according to Drive BC. There’s also limited visibility with blowing snow from the junction with Highway 97 to 13 km east of Bridge Lake.

You can also expect compact snow with slippery conditions when travelling on Highway 97 anywhere from Loon Lake Road to Clinton, 100 Mile House, Lac la Hache and Williams Lake, with limited visibility and blowing snow from 93 Mile to 20 km north of Lac la Hache.

According to Environment Canada, there’ll be periods of light snow for most of the day with a high chance (above 70 per cent) of precipitation.

Temperature-wise it’s expected to increase from -10 C this morning to a high of -7 C in the early afternoon. Wind are expected to be mild at 10 to 20 km/h today, according to Environment Canada, with the wind chill temperature ranging from -15 C to -12 C until the evening when it drops a few degrees more.

Just Posted

Around $13.6 million of capital projects have been completed or committed in the 108 Mile Ranch area

A string of announcements was made at the 108 Mile Golf Resort for the near future of the community

B.C. firefighters being deployed to Northern Alberta

The Chuckegg Creek fire has been burning for several days and thousands of people have been told to evacuate

Did you stay around 100 Mile House for the May Long Weekend?

Did you stay around 100 Mile House for the May Long Weekend?… Continue reading

On a journey with Forest Grove artist Neil Pinkett

Art by Neil Pinkett will be on display at Parkside Art Gallery from May 17 - June 15

South Green Lake VFD busy with live fire training, runaway grass fire and garage sale

SGLVFD busy with live fire training, runaway grass fire and May 19… Continue reading

Killer of Calgary mother, daughter gets no parole for 50 years

A jury found Edward Downey guilty last year in the deaths of Sara Baillie, 34, and five-year-old Taliyah Marsman

Crackdown on money laundering does not include federal public inquiry: minister

An independent report commissioned concluded $7.4 billion was laundered in B.C. last year

Trudeau’s action plan on climate change brings B.C. politician out of retirement

Terry Lake, a former B.C. health minister, is running for federal office in Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo

Survey finds minimal progress in Canadian military’s fight against sexual misconduct

1.6 per cent of regular-force members — 900 military personnel — reported having been victims of sexual assaults over past year

Raptors beat Bucks 120-102 to even series at 2-2

Lowry pours in 25 as Toronto moves within two games of NBA Finals

Body of missing snowmobiler recovered from Great Slave Lake

Police confirm the body is that of one of three missing snowmobilers

Toddler seriously injured after falling from Okanagan balcony

RCMP are investigating after a two-year-old boy fell from the balcony of an apartment in Kelowna

Cost jumps 35% for Trans-Canada Highway widening in B.C.

Revelstoke-area stretch first awarded under new union deal

Is vegan food a human right? Ontario firefighter battling B.C. blaze argues it is

Adam Knauff says he had to go hungry some days because there was no vegan food

Most Read