Snowfall warning issued for West Kootenay on Jan. 23

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the West Kootenays with 10 to 15 centimetres expected.

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the area.

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the area.

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the West Kootenays with 10 to 15 centimetres (cm) expected.

“A Pacific frontal system over the British Columbia coast will move across the interior tonight,” said Environment Canada. “Snow over the southern interior this morning will intensify this afternoon and evening. Total snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm over the above mentioned regions are expected by Thursday morning.”

In terms of Grand Forks specifically, Environment Canada is forecasting five to 10 cm of snow with a high of -3 C today.

The night could see another five cm of snow ending near midnight with temperature staying steady at -4 C.

Mainly cloudy conditions are forecast for Thursday with a 40 per cent chance of flurries and a high of -1 C.