Environment Canada issues snowfall warning for Whistler and Sea to Sky region

Dec 23 2018, 2:36 pm

Looks like those dreaming for a white Christmas may be getting one in Whistler.

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Sea to Sky Highway, from Squamish to Whistler.

The warning came into effect on Saturday night, and remains as of Sunday morning.

Environment Canada states that snowfall with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected, with 17 cm of snow accumulated last night on the Sea to Sky – Squamish to Whistler highway.

Snow is expected to change to rain this morning.

The warning advises motorists to be prepared and adjust driving with changing road conditions.

“Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions,” states the warning.

Environment Canada is forecasting a high of 0°C in Whistler on Sunday, with snow accumulating up to 5 cm.

As for Squamish, it’s showing a high of 3°C and rain.

So it will be messy out there, be safe.

Whistler weather/Environment Canada

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