Freezing rain in the forecast for Williams Lake area

Environment Canada has predicted a risk of freezing rain for Friday afternoon in the Cariboo

The view from the DriveBC webcam Friday morning at the McLeese Lake Highway 97 and Beaver Lake Road junction. Drive BC image

The view from the DriveBC webcam Friday morning at the McLeese Lake Highway 97 and Beaver Lake Road junction. Drive BC image

Environment Canada is warning there is a risk of freezing rain late Friday afternoon for the Williams Lake area with a 70 per cent chance of flurries near midnight.

The temperatures are warming up, however, with highs of -1C for the day time and a low of -7C overnight.

Friday morning it is – 0.7C at the airport but -10C in the city.

Highs for Saturday and Sunday are -3C with a low of -5C.

DriveBC is reporting compact snow with slippery conditions in many sections of Highway 97 and Highway 20.