Snowfall advisory for Coquihalla
By Jennifer Stahn
Snow is falling on the Coquihalla Highway this evening.
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April 23, 2015 - 8:40 PM
KAMLOOPS - Several centimetres of snow has already fallen on the Coquihalla Highway between Kamloops and Merritt and Drive B.C. is warning of more snow for that stretch of highway before the night is over.
Drive B.C. is calling for 10 to 15 cm of snowfall for the stretch of highway from the Portia Interchange to Kamloops.
Conditions this evening, April 23, are already listed as slushy with slippery sections from Merritt to the Logan Lake junction.
Environment Canada is calling for showers ending near midnight with periods of wet snow near the summits on both the Coquihalla Highway and the Okanagan Connector. Friday will bring a chance of showers in the afternoon and evening with a risk of thunderstorm in the evening and up to 10 cm of snow at the Coquihalla Summit.
Highway 3 from Hope to Princeton could see wet flurries tonight and flurries beginning Friday morning with as much as 10 cm of snow expected. There is also a risk of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening.
Highway 1 from Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass could see flurries begin overnight and again Friday during the day with risk of a thunderstorm in the afternoon.
In town we can expect to see temperatures reach 12 to 13 Celsius, according to the weather office, with a chance of showers during the afternoon and risk of a thunderstorm late in the afternoon.
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