FORT ST. JOHN -- A heavy snowfall in the amount  of 10 to 15 cm is expected in expected in the Northern Peace Region from Saturday morning to Sunday morning in Fort St. John and Hudson's Hope.

A strong storm system is expected to trek through BC starting Friday night until Sunday. The associated

Snow is expected to intensify late Saturday afternoon to evening hours. It is expected to taper off Saturday overnight into Sunday morning.

Environment Canada says rapidly accumulating snow will make travel difficult. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow.