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Heavy snow for the Coquihalla

The view from the Drive B.C. webcam at near the Coquihalla Summit looking south. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement warning of heavy snow, Monday, Feb. 2, 2015.
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February 02, 2015 - 1:56 PM

THOMPSON-OKANAGAN – A strong, moist southwesterly flow is going to make travel on the Coquihalla Highway a challenge.

The weather system will bring a mix of rain and two to four centimetres of wet snow to the summit this afternoon, Feb. 2, according to a special weather statement issued by Environment Canada.

“As freezing levels drop below the summit this evening, precipitation will change over to snow,” the statement says. Between ten to 15 cm of snow is possible overnight.

The snow should ease early Tuesday morning.

For the very latest forecasts and warnings to Environment Canada’s website.

The latest road conditions can be found at the Drive B.C. website.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander at halexander@infonews.ca or call 250-491-0331. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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