Snow fall warning on hwys.

Those traveling to and from Vancouver this weekend are being warned to take it easy as snow is forecast for the connector.

Environment Canada has sent out a weather warning for 15 to 20 cm of wet snow near the summit through Monday.

“An upper trough of low pressure will move across the Southern BC Interior Sunday through Monday,” said the warning.

Snowfall accumulations of 15 to 20 cm are possible near the summit of the Okanagan Connector through tonight and Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass through Monday.

They are also warning residents in the Okanagan Valley to stay prepared for rainfall.

Total rainfall amounts of 15 to 25 mm are forecast for portions of the Okanagan through tonight while areas in the Kootenays will see rain continue through Monday.

You can monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment Canada at www.weatheroffice.gc.ca.

Tweet significant weather observations using #bcstorm and @castanetnews.

You can also check current driving conditions at drivebc.ca.


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