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WWCN13 CWVR 181738  
SNOWFALL WARNING  
FOR INTERIOR AND NORTHEASTERN BRITISH COLUMBIA  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 10:38 A.M. PDT SUNDAY 18 AUGUST 2019.  
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SNOWFALL WARNING FOR:  
FORT NELSON.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
A LONG PERIOD OF SNOWFALL WITH TOTAL AMOUNTS OF 20 TO 30 CM  
CONTINUES.  
 
EARLY-SEASON HEAVY SNOW FOR PART OF THE ALASKA HIGHWAY.  
 
THE COMBINATION OF AN UNSEASONABLY COLD ARCTIC AIRMASS AND PACIFIC  
MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH A LOW ON THE NORTH COAST WILL RESULT IN  
CONTINUED HEAVY SNOW FOR HIGHER ELEVATIONS BETWEEN FORT NELSON AND  
WATSON LAKE. FURTHER SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 15 TO 35 CM ARE  
EXPECTED THROUGH TODAY AND TONIGHT. THE TOWN OF FORT NELSON SHOULD  
RECEIVE RAIN WHILE AREAS SOUTH OF FORT NELSON MAY SEE UP TO 10 CM.  
 
THE HEAVY SNOW IS FORECAST TO EASE MONDAY MORNING.  
 
TRAVEL IS NOT RECOMMENDED. VISIBILITY MAY BE SUDDENLY REDUCED AT  
TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW. HEAVY SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION MAY CAUSE TREE  
BRANCHES TO BREAK.  
 
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY  
ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO  
BCSTORM(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING (HASH)BCSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
END/PSPC  
 
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