Chance of snow in Kamloops early this week

While more than seven centimetres of snow fell overnight, just four centimetres of snow is being reported on the ground this morning, Nov. 2, 2015, at the Walloper Lake station along the Coquihalla Highway.
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KAMLOOPS - A system moving through the Southern Interior coated mountain passes in heavy snow this weekend and it just might make its way into Kamloops this week.

Between 14 and 17 centimetres of snow is being reported on the ground at passes in the southern part of the region this morning while only a few centimetres is being reported on the Coquihalla passes north of Merritt.

A chance of rain this morning, Nov. 2, will give way to a mix of sun and clouds, according to Environment Canada. A chance of showers after midnight will be accompanied by a snow level 900 metres while the snow level will lower to 600 m along with a chance of rain Tuesday morning. A mix of sun and cloud on Wednesday is expected to be followed by cloudy skies the rest of the week.

Temperature highs are expected to range from 5 Celsius to 9 C this week while overnight lows will likely dip to -2 C Tuesday through Thursday nights. Seasonal normal temperatures at this time of year are a high of 8 C and a low of 0 C.

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