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.

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