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Up to 25 cm of snow expected between Hope and Merritt

Coquihalla snow warning

Winter is not done with area highways just yet.

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Coquihalla Highway from Hope to Merritt.

Between 15-25 cm of snow is expected to fall Sunday.

A frontal system will cross the BC interior on Sunday spreading heavy snow to parts of the southern highway passes.

Heavy flurries will continue Sunday night as an unstable airmass will setup over the province in the wake of the front. Total snowfall accumulations of 15-25 cm are expected by Monday morning. Snow will ease on Monday as the the system weakens.

Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

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



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