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Heavy snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway

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April 08, 2021 - 4:28 PM

There’s still plenty of winter left at higher elevations in southern British Columbia, as motorists are advised of heavy snow expected on mountain passes tomorrow.

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Coquihalla Highway between Hope and Merritt, with 15 to 20 centimetres of snow expected to fall on the highway, starting tomorrow morning, April 9, and lasting into Friday night.

An active frontal system is sliding down the B.C. coast and is expected to begin producing snow by mid-Friday morning, according to warning.

Be prepared for poor visibility in heavy snow.

For the latest on weather warnings go to Environment Canada's public weather alert web page here.

Motorists are advised to check road conditions at Drive BC here.

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