Travel Advisory for 16 East
Monday, January 16, 2017 @ 2:44 PM
Prince George, B.C. – Those planning a road trip along Highway 16 East may want to reconsider their plans.
Drive BC has issued a travel advisory due to freezing rain from Crescent Spur to McBride.
Travel along the 50 kilometre stretch is not recommended unless absolutely necessary.
Indications are the treacherous road conditions will persist for at least a few more days.
Earlier today Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning for the Prince George area and expect as much as 10 centimeters of snow and freezing rain to fall starting late this afternoon.
Rain and a high of four degrees is expected tomorrow.
Now this is the way an article should read, just the facts allowing people to make an informed decision whether or not to travel. No reminders to slow down, clear your windows, pack an extra pair of socks, make sure your gas tank is full, bring a toque and gloves, top up washer fluid…..
Thanks Peter I almost forgot my extra socks.
Hope no equipment is sitting in the Slim Creek yard
I grew up in Penny. YUP great day to not travel that road.
I hauled logs from PG to Valemount in the early two thousands,,,weather at this time of year can be four seasons,,freezing rain,rain,,snow,and sun,all in about three hundred K.
That’s Canada, 8 months of winter and 4 months of bad sleddin’
To my previous post i should mention,for three winters and two summers
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