The Revelstoke Mountain Resort is feeling optimist for opening day on Dec. 2. (RMR Webcam)

Snow storm forecast for Revelstoke

Up to 20 cm expected today

A frontal system is expected to bring up to 20 centimetres of snow to the Trans-Canada Highway between Eagle Pass and Rogers Pass this afternoon.

Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning early this morning.

The snow is expected to ease later tonight.

For current road conditions, go to

The snow is likely to affect the search for a missing Edmonton-bound plane north of Revelstoke. Pilot Dominic Neron, 28, and his passenger, Ashely Bourgeault were reported missing Saturday evening after departing from the Penticton Airport.

Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre is heading up the search and spokesperson Katelyn Moores says the search today is focused about 18 kilometres north of Revelstoke.

The area is mountainous and is densely forested.

RELATED: Search for missing plane continues near Revelstoke

Two helicopters, a Buffalo aircraft, and two Parks Canada ground crews are searching the area for the missing plane.

The forecast snow may make the search more difficult for crews, but Moores told Black Press that she did not believe it would stop the search.

Revelstoke Mountain Resort is likely to be pleased with the potential for snow.

The resort, which is scheduled to open in just four days on Dec. 2, has received two centimetres in the last 24 hours and 37 cm over the last week. The base depth (at 1,950m) is currently at 100 cm.



Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Revelstoke elementary students cast votes in mock election

Begbie View and Arrow Heights Elementary took part in the vote

InVertigo playing The Last Drop Friday night

Rock’n’roll band once again coming to Revelstoke

Kootenay-Columbia candidate cautious after getting threats

Trev Miller of the Animal Protection Party carries on campaigning under shadow of threats, abusive emails

YouTube video of Revelstoke grizzly bear goes viral

Why did the grizzly bear cross the railway tracks?

Federal candidates talk most pressing issues in Revelstoke

Concerns include jobs, logging, climate change, affordable housing, Highway 1

Scheer, Trudeau, Singh haggle over potential minority government outcome

If you believe the polls, it appears the Liberals and Conservatives are neck-and-neck

Canucks beat Stanley Cup champs 4-3 in a shootout

Leivo nets winner, Vancouver dumps St. Louis for fourth straight win

‘The more you test, the more you find’: Beef recalls a sign of success, experts say

Despite appearances, experts say a recent rise in major recalls is not a sign of food supply problems

One year later: Vernon pot stores look back at legalization

Edibles made legal on first anniversary of recreational cannabis

Memorial remembers North Okanagan’s most marginalized

Prayers and flowers for those who have died on the streets

Two years later, City of Fernie remembers

Oct. 17, 2019 marks two years since the tragic ammonia leak at Fernie Memorial Arena

Japanese buyer expands wood pellet contract with B.C.’s Pinnacle

Mitsui and Co. increases contract with Interior energy producer

Great Vernon Pumpkin Race to star in South Korean documentary

Pumpkin Classic event to kick off this weekend with gourd weigh-ins

ELECTION 2019: Have Justin Trudeau’s Liberals really cut middle-class taxes?

Conservative Andrew Scheer vows to cut bottom bracket, NDP’s Jagmeet Singh targets wealth tax

Most Read