Environment Canada says that snow will hit the Okanagan Wednesday night and Thursday afternoon.
It is expected that there will be an average of 10-20 cm in elevation, with as much as 25 cm potentially affecting highway passes.
“A low pressure system is forecast to move into southwestern BC Wednesday evening. Snow at times heavy will begin in the evening and continue into late Thursday morning before easing off to flurries in the afternoon,” said Environment Canada.
They’re taking a rest for now, but your snow shovel/ice melt may get a workout tomorrow and Thursday, according the Special Weather Statement. #EnvironmentCanadahttps://t.co/k6RRTvryoA pic.twitter.com/pXuSUwL27F
— Regional District of Central Okanagan (@rdcokanagan) January 4, 2022
The special weather advisory was issued this morning at 11 AM and will have the following effects:
Whistler, Fraser Canyon Okanagan Valley Similkameen, Nicola and Shuswap Coquihalla Highway – Hope to Merritt, Coquihalla Highway – Merritt To Kamloops Okanagan Connector – Merritt To Kelowna, Highway 3 — Hope to Princeton
Many people could be affected by the rapidly growing snowfall on Thursday morning commutes.