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Heavy snowfall on hwys

Chantelle Deacon

UPDATE: 4:43 p.m.

The Okanagan has been hit with some snow Sunday afternoon and it isn't expected to let up until midnight. 

A snowfall warning remains in effect by Environment Canada for the Trans-Canada Highway from Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass and also Highway 3 from Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass. 

Ten to 15 centimetres of snow is expected tonight for the Trans-Canada Highway from Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass, with the flurries ending in the morning. 

A snowfall warning remains in effect for Highway 3 from Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

The highway is expected to see 15 centimetres of snowfall overnight and into tomorrow. 

“Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions,” states Environment Canada.

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Original: 9:23 a.m.

A heavy snowfall warning has been issued by Environment Canada for the Trans-Canada Highway from Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass and also Highway 3 from Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

Snowfall of 15 to 25 centimetres is expected on Sunday.

“A Pacific front moving across the BC Interior is spreading snow to the region today and tonight,” states Environment Canada.

The heaviest snow is expected across the North and West Columbia, Kinbasket and North Thompson regions.

The snow is expected to move southward and Arrow Lakes - Slocan Lake, Kootenay Lake, and Kootenay Pass will see heavy snowfall by Sunday night.

Snowfall is expected to taper off on Monday.

“Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions,” states Environment Canada.

For updates on road conditions visit this link.



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