I think there’s a car under there…Yesterday’s storm dumped well over 30 cm in Revelstoke. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

High avalanche danger near Revelstoke

Parks Canada advises skiers to go to the ski hill instead of backcountry

Forecast from Environment Canada:

Today: Periods of rain mixed with snow ending this afternoon then mainly cloudy. Wind north 20 km/h. Temperature steady near plus 2. UV index 1 or low.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light late this evening. Low minus 9. Wind chill minus 12 overnight.

Tomorrow: A mix of sun and cloud. High minus 3. UV index 1 or low.

For more information see Environment Canada.

Construction and road conditions from DriveBC @ 8:00 am:

Highway 1

East to Golden: Road cleared. Expect delays. Major congestion. There is a travel advisory in effect, don’t travel if you do not need to.

West to Sicamous: Road cleared. Expect delays. Major congestion. There is a travel advisory in effect, don’t travel if you do not need to.

Highway 23

North: Compact snow. Slippery sections.

South: Compact snow. Slippery sections.

For more information see DriveBC.

Revelstoke Mountain Resort Snow Report @ 8:00 am:

New snow: 26 cm

Base depth: 244 cm

Season total: 620 cm

Temp on top of the Ripper: -8C

Avalanche Report from Parks Canada for Glacier National Park:

Issued Wednesday

“Go to the ski hill today! 70cm overnight has caused a natural avalanche cycle that is continuing with strong S’ly winds.”

Alpine: High

Treeline: High

Below treeline: High

For more information visit Parks Canada

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