AccuWeather forecasts above normal snow fall this year, estimated around 142 to 170 centimeters in Houston.

Above normal snowfall estimated this season for Houston

Up to 170 centimeters of snowfall this year in Houston

Brett Anderson, senior meteorologist for AccuWeather.com said that the average snow fall is approximately 151 centimeters, but for this particular winter they are forecasting near normal to slightly above normal snow fall this year, estimated around 142 to 170 centimeters in Houston.

“December will experience normal weather conditions,” said Anderson. “With February forecasting to be a bit dryer.”

Anderson added that Houston can expect below than normal temperatures about a degree or two Celsius less this winter.

“Coldest month will be January followed by February. December will fair about normal,” said Anderson.

On Nov. 22, 2017 Houston residents experience freezing rain, making Hwy. 16 less safe to drive this winter.

According to AccuWeather, a severe weather alert for freezing rain warning was posted for Houston, B.C. in effect until 5:16 p.m.

“A Pacific front will bring warm moist air to parts of northern B.C. today extending from Terrace to Peace River region,” said the AccuWeather alert. “Periods of freezing rain are expected today as warm air aloft overrides the cold air near the surface. The front will push further north this evening and the risk of freezing rain will diminish over the region.”

AccuWeather warned that surfaces along highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery.

To report severe weather, send an email to ec.tempetepacifique-pacificstorm.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

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