Heavy snowfall expected on Eagle Pass

Eagle Pass
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UPDATE:

3:30 pm

This snowfall warning has ENDED for the Trans-Canada Highway - Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass. Significant snowfall is no longer expected.

More details on the alert are available here.

 

9:05 am

A snowfall warning has been issued for the Trans-Canada Highway - Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass.15 to 20 cm of snow is expected.

A pacific frontal system is giving snow heavy at times to Rogers Pass. The snow is expected to change to rain Wednesday afternoon as the snow level rises. Total snow amount of 10 to 20 cm can be expected.

Rapidly accumulating snow will make travel difficult. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions.

Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. ShiftIntoWinter.ca reminds drivers to know before you go. Adjust to winter driving behaviour and use winter tires and chains.

Road conditions are available at www.drivebc.ca.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to pacificstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #BCStorm.

More details on the alert are available here.


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