Many families will be loading up the car with kids and gifts, off to visit family for the Christmas holidays.

If you are heading further west, you will be battling snowy and slushy conditions.

DriveBC reports a lot of compact snow with slippery spots, but classify the conditions as normal.

In southern Alberta, the AMA reports roads are in good condition, expect the small stretch between Pincher Creek and Waterton; that area is in poor driving condition.

Highway 1 into Canmore, Banff and Lake Louise are also in poor condition.

Heading north towards the Edmonton and beyond, roads are also in good shape, but the further north you go, the worse they get.

Highways are in fair condition from Peace River to High Level, but roads around Slave Lake and Fort McMurray are in poor condition.