A courthouse employee shovels off the sidewalk after a snowstorm Wednesday morning in Nelson. Photo: Tyler Harper

A courthouse employee shovels off the sidewalk after a snowstorm Wednesday morning in Nelson. Photo: Tyler Harper

UPDATE: Highway 31 reopens at Ainsworth

Traffic was being detoured around a vehicle incident

Highway 31 at Ainsworth has been cleared after a vehicle incident diverted traffic Wednesday morning, according to DriveBC.

Roads elsewhere in the West Kootenay are clear after Wednesday morning’s snow storm.

Environment Canada calls for five centimetres of snow to fall in Nelson, with more snow in the forecast for the weekend.