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WEATHER ALERT SNOW Coquiha

Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • Coquihalla Highway - Hope to Merritt

Snowfall with total amounts of about 20 cm is expected.

A Pacific weather system is bringing snow to the southern highway passes today. Over the Coquihalla Highway from Hope to Merritt and the Highway 3 - Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass, snow has increased in intensity overnight and will continue today as the system passes through the region. The heavy snow will ease in intensity later today but periods of snow is still expected. Snow levels will remain near valley bottom except near Hope where rain is expected. Total snow accumulations of 10 to 20 cm are expected before the snow tapers off tonight.

Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions.

 

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