860  
WWCN13 CWVR 141232  
FREEZING RAIN WARNING  
FOR INTERIOR BRITISH COLUMBIA  
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 4:32 A.M. PST THURSDAY 14 DECEMBER 2017.  
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FREEZING RAIN WARNING FOR:  
=NEW= FORT NELSON.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  
 
A PACIFIC FRONT CARRYING WARM MOIST AIR IS OVERRIDING COLD AIR NEAR  
THE SURFACE AND HAS RESULTED IN FREEZING RAIN OVER SOUTHERN SECTIONS  
OF WATSON LAKE REGION. THE FREEZING RAIN WILL EXPAND SOUTHWARD TO  
THE MUNCHO LAKE AND FORT NELSON REGIONS THIS MORNING.  
 
AS THE FRONT MOVES FURTHER SOUTHEAST THROUGHOUT THE DAY, THE  
FREEZING RAIN WILL EASE LATER THIS MORNING OVER THE WATSON LAKE  
REGION AND LATE THIS AFTERNOON OVER NORTHEASTERN BC.  
 
SURFACES SUCH AS HIGHWAYS, ROADS, WALKWAYS AND PARKING LOTS MAY  
BECOME ICY AND SLIPPERY. TAKE EXTRA CARE WHEN WALKING OR DRIVING IN  
AFFECTED AREAS.  
 
FREEZING RAIN WARNINGS ARE ISSUED WHEN RAIN FALLING IN SUB-ZERO  
TEMPERATURES CREATES ICE BUILD-UP AND ICY SURFACES.  
 
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY  
ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO  
EC.TEMPETEPACIFIQUE-PACIFICSTORM.EC(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS  
USING (HASH)BCSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
END/PSPC  
 
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