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B.C. to see more snow and heavy winds: Environment Canada

B.C. to see more snow and heavy winds: Environment Canada

VANCOUVER Environment Canada has issued a warning to travellers that heavy snowfall is possible on roads in southern British Columbia.

VANCOUVER Environment Canada has issued a warning to travellers that heavy snowfall is possible on highways in southern British Columbia.

According to the agency snow is expected increase over the Trans-Canada Highway Eagle Pass through Rogers Pass. It is expected that it will continue until Monday night.

According to the weather office, the northern B.C. The interior can expect 20 cm of heavy, heavy snow to cover Teslin, Cassiar Mountains, Watson Lake, and the north coast can expect 50 cm.

It is predicted that the snow will intensify tonight and last through Sunday with 50 cm possible over the Sea to Sky Corridor.

Environment Canada warns that strong winds up to 70km/h will be experienced by East Vancouver Island and Metro Vancouver areas due to an approaching Pacific frontal system. However, these conditions are expected to improve overnight.

It is predicted that lower winds will also bring warmer air to the area, which could lead to flurries overnight.

This report by The Canadian Press first appeared Jan. 1, 2022.

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