The forecast calls for sporadic precipitation combined with temperature fluctuations a few degrees either side of zero.
This can produce rapidly changing surface conditions with wet areas freezing or thawing in a matter of minutes.
Some snow accumulation is possible and slushy conditions are likely.
Motorists should expect winter conditions, and be extra alert for potential slippery sections and black ice.
Sundown and daybreak are particular hazard time periods but freezing conditions are possible at any time of the day.
Don’t be fooled by a dry appearing road, slippery patches can appear anywhere at any time with these conditions.
Mainroad crews are treating highways with anti-icing chemical where appropriate but motorists are reminded to slow down and be cautious.
– Mainroad East Kootenay release