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Posted: February 12, 2021

Friday Highways Report for the East Kootenay

Friday Highways Report for the East Kootenay is a snapshot to give the travelling public a glimpse of what they may be heading into or out of this weekend.

Thanks to a massive cold front surging down from the north, the region is today (Friday, Feb. 12) experiencing the coldest weather of the year – ranging from -15 to -30. As a result there’s lots of blue skies and clear, dry roads but be cautious as conditions can change rapidly.

Highway 43

Sparwood to Elkford

Winter driving conditions; compact snow.

Elkford

 

Highway 3

Sparwood to B.C. and Alberta Border

Winter driving conditions.

Sparwood to Fernie

Winter driving conditions; compact snow.

Fernie to Elko

Winter driving conditions; strong crosswinds.

Highway 3 at Morrissey, west of Fernie

 

Highway 3/93

Elko to Cranbrook

Winter driving conditions.

Cranbrook

 

Highway 3/95

Curzon Junction to Cranbrook

Winter driving conditions.

Highway 3/95 near Moyie

 

Highway 93/95

Fort Steele to Canal Flats

Winter driving conditions.

Highway 93/95 at Canal Flats

 

Canal Flats to Radium Hot Springs

Winter driving conditions.

Radium Hot Springs

 

Highway 95A

Cranbrook to Kimberley

Winter driving conditions.

Highway 95A in Kimberley

 

Kimberley to Wasa Junction

Winter driving conditions.

Highway 95A and 93/95 junction near Wasa and Ta Ta Creek

 

Highway 93

Radium Hot Springs to Alberta Border

Watch for slippery sections. Compact snow. Drifting snow. Snowing.

Montana border to Highway 3 

Winter driving conditions.

Highway 3 and 93 junction at Elko

 

Highway 95

Radium Hot Springs to Golden

Watch for slippery sections.

Highway 95 at Brisco

 

Curzon Junction to Kingsgate

Winter driving conditions.

Curzon Junction (Yahk) Highway 3 and 95

 

PLEASE NOTE: Information contained in this report is taken from DriveBC and over the period of the day may become obsolete. Please consult DriveBC for the most up-to-date information. Or check e-KNOW’s home page to see regional highway cameras.

e-KNOW does not encourage travel between towns or regions during this second wave of COVID-19, as per B.C. Provincial Health Officer’s orders.

Lead image: Highway 3 east of Sparwood. Images from DriveBC

e-KNOW


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