Bundle up this weekend – it’s going to be cold and wet

Strong wind, rain predicted

Environment Canada says Kitimat and Terrace can expect a bit of snow mixed in with some rain.

There’s a 60 per cent chance of flurries this afternoon, becoming windy late this afternoon with the mercury hovering at -2 with a wind chill of -9 degrees C.

Tonight may see heavy snow at times, between 10 and 20 cm, the wind north 30 km/h increasing to 40 to 60 with a wind chill heading in the double-negatives.

Saturday, January 4, will see either more snow or rain with a high of -1, with periods of snow on Sunday with a high of -2.

“Rapidly accumulating snow will make travel difficult. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow,” warns the agency.

To monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada, visit their website.

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Kitimat Northern Sentinel