Rain to continue into the weekend for Revelstoke

High plus one today

Forecast from Environment Canada:

Today: Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of rain showers or flurries this morning. Periods of rain mixed with snow beginning late this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Temperature steady near plus 1. UV index 1 or low.

Tonight: Periods of rain mixed with snow ending late this evening then mainly cloudy. Temperature steady near zero.

Tomorrow: Cloudy. Periods of rain mixed with snow beginning near noon. Temperature steady near plus 1. UV index 1 or low.

READ MORE: Revelstoke already double last year’s snowfall

For more information see Environment Canada.

Construction and road conditions from DriveBC @ 7:30 am:

Highway 1

East to Golden: Limited visibility with fog. Compact snow. Slushy section.

West to Sicamous: Limited visibility with fog. Compact snow. Slushy section.

Highway 23

North: Limited visibility with fog. Compact snow. Slushy section.

South: Limited visibility with fog. Compact snow. Slushy section.

For more information see DriveBC.

Revelstoke Mountain Resort Snow Report @ 7:30 am:

New snow: 4 cm

Base depth: 244 cm

Season total: 738 cm

Temp on top of the Ripper: -5C

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Avalanche Report from Parks Canada for Glacier National Park:

Issued Saturday

“Heads up if the sun comes out today! Give fresh storm slabs a chance to bond to old layers.”

Alpine: Considerable

Treeline: Considerable

Below treeline: Moderate

For more information visit Parks Canada

Avalanche Report from Avalanche Canada for South Columbias:

Issued Friday

“Fresh wind slabs in exposed areas will be the primary concern for Saturday, so seek out sheltered low density snow. Start small if you’re easing into steeper terrain and be prepared to step back if you find signs of instability..”

Alpine: Considerable

Treeline: Moderate

Below treeline: Moderate

For more information visit Avalanche Canada

Avalanche Report from Avalanche Canada for North Columbias:

Issued Friday

“Fresh wind slabs in exposed areas will be the primary concern for Saturday, so seek out sheltered low density snow. Start small if you’re easing into steeper terrain and be prepared to step back if you find signs of instability.”

Alpine: Considerable

Treeline: Moderate

Below treeline: Moderate

For more information visit Avalanche Canada

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