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Environment Canada issues snowfall warning for Highway 3

Highway 3 at Allison Pass
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October 21, 2020 - 9:36 AM

Drivers can expect between 15 to 20 centimetres of snow on Highway 3 today in the southern Interior.

Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning today, Oct. 21, on Highway 3 from Hope to Princeton via Allison Pass.

Accumulations of 15 cm has fallen over parts of the highway and is expected to continue this morning before tapering off this afternoon. A further five cm is expected, according to the weather warning.

Drive B.C. is also warning of slippery sections and compact snow on the Okanagan Connector and Coquihalla.

Environment Canada warns travellers to be prepared to adjust their driving to the changing road conditions. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations.

Road conditions are available at Drive B.C. here.

To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.


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