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UPDATE: Snowfall warning ended for Rogers Pass: Environment Canada

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January 18, 2017 - 8:57 AM

UPDATE: 8:48 a.m., Jan. 18, 2017

THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - Significant snowfall is now longer expected and the snwofall warning has been ended for the Trans Canada Highway from Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass, according to Environment Canada.

 

9:51 a.m. Jan. 16, 2017

THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - People planning to take the Trans Canada Highway to Alberta this afternoon may be in for a snowy trip.

Environment Canada issued a heavy snowfall warning at 4:55 a.m. today, Jan. 16, calling for about 25 centimetres of snow on Highway 1 from Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass.

According to the warning, the snow should start falling around noon today. Environment Canada says the snow will intensify tonight and continue until tomorrow.

Heavy snowfall can affect visibility, and cause dangerous driving conditions, the warning says.

For the latest updates, warnings and forecasts go to Environment Canada's website.

The latest driving conditions on B.C. highways can be found at Drive B.C.


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