Forecasts for the Kootenay districts of British Columbia


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FPCN15 CWVR 232200
Forecasts for the Kootenay districts of British Columbia issued by
Environment Canada at 4.00 pm mdt Thursday 23 March 2017 for tonight
Friday and Friday night.
The next scheduled forecast will be issued at 5.00 am Friday.

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MAJOR REFERENCE ELEVATIONS:
\  CASTLEGAR:                  430 METRES.
\  CRANBROOK:                  920 METRES.
\  BLUEBERRY-PAULSON:         1570 METRES.
\  KOOTENAY PASS:             1774 METRES.
\  CROWSNEST PASS:            1300 METRES.
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Boundary.
Tonight..Mainly cloudy. Periods of rain beginning overnight. Snow
 level 1200 metres lowering to 800 metres before morning. Low plus 3.
Friday..Periods of rain ending late in the afternoon then cloudy with
 30 percent chance of showers. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Snow level 800
 metres rising to 1200 metres in the afternoon. High 7.
Friday night..Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Snow
 level 1200 metres. Low plus 4.

Arrow Lakes - Slocan Lake.
Tonight..Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of wet flurries or rain
 showers overnight. Low plus 2.
Friday..Wet snow or rain changing to periods of rain in the morning.
 Rainfall amount 5 to 10 mm. Snow level rising to 1200 metres in the
 afternoon. High plus 5.
Friday night..Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of rain showers
 changing to 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers overnight.
 Snow level 1200 metres lowering to valley bottom overnight. Low
 plus 3.

West Kootenay.
Tonight..Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of rain showers or wet
 flurries overnight. Low plus 2.
Friday..Rain. Rain at times mixed with wet snow early in the morning.
 Rainfall amount 10 mm. Snow level rising to 1200 metres in the
 afternoon. High 6.
Friday night..Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of rain showers
 changing to 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers overnight.
 Snow level 1200 metres lowering to valley bottom overnight. Low
 plus 3.

Kootenay Lake.
Tonight..Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers overnight. Snow
 level near valley bottom. Low plus 3.
Friday..Cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers early in the morning.
 Periods of rain beginning in the morning. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Snow
 level rising to 1300 metres in the afternoon. High 7.
Friday night..Periods of rain ending in the evening then mainly
 cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Snow level 1300 metres.
 Low plus 3.

East Kootenay.
Tonight..Mainly cloudy. Wind south 20 km/h becoming light late this
 evening. Low zero.
Friday..Cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries or rain showers in the
 morning. Periods of rain beginning in the morning. Wind becoming
 south 20 km/h late in the afternoon. High 8.
Friday night..Periods of rain ending in the evening then cloudy with
 30 percent chance of showers. Wind south 20 km/h becoming light near
 midnight. Low plus 3.

Elk Valley.
Tonight..Partly cloudy. Wind southeast 20 km/h becoming light early
 this evening. Low minus 3.
Friday..Mainly cloudy. Periods of rain beginning near noon. High 7.
 UV index 3 or moderate.
Friday night..Periods of rain ending late in the evening then mainly
 cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Low plus 1.

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