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BC HighwayCams - Highway 5


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Winter tire and chain-up regulations in effect from October 1 to March 31.
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Attention motorists:
Spring weather can make highway conditions in B.C. unpredictable, particularly through high mountain passes. Please be prepared and be aware that winter tires and chains may still be needed. More information

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Wire Cache - S
Hwy 5, about 15 km south of Avola, looking south. (elevation: 568 metres)

 

Weather Forecast (from Environment Canada)

British Columbia Weather Warnings
All weather stations (current weather) for this region (map)
Webcam Image: Lempriere
Lempriere
Hwy 5, approximately 40 km north of Blue River, looking south.
Webcam Image: Blue River
Blue River
Hwy 5 at Shell Rd., looking north-east.
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Messiter Summit
Hwy 5, about 20 km south of Blue River and 19 km north of Avola, looking north.
Webcam Image: Wire Cache - N
Wire Cache - N
Hwy 5, about 15 km south of Avola, looking north.
Webcam Image: Wire Cache - S
Wire Cache - S
Hwy 5, about 15 km south of Avola, looking south.