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Environment Canada issues a warning about heavy snowfall in the Okanagan
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Environment Canada issues a warning about heavy snowfall in the Okanagan

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.

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.

On the Environment Canada website, you can find updated alertsHereYou can also contact them directly. Twitter.

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