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More snow on the way for southern Interior mountain passes

Winter driving conditions today, Dec. 29, 2020 on high elevation highways out of the southern Interior, including this stretch of the Coquihalla Highway west of the summit.
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December 29, 2020 - 11:59 AM

High elevation highways through mountain passes are in good shape in and out of the southern Interior today, but a low pressure system moving into the region tonight is expected to produce snow for most areas.

Currently, Drive BC is reporting typical winter driving conditions on the Coquihalla Highway, the Okanagan Connector, Highway 3 and the Trans-Canada Highway, with occasional sections of compact snow, along with some slushy and slippery sections.

Environment Canada is calling for periods of snow to begin late this evening in Kamloops and the Okanagan with five centimetres expected in Kamloops and Kelowna, two cm in Penticton, and two to four cm in Vernon.

High elevations highways, including the Coquihalla and the Connector, could see five to 10 cm overnight.

For the latest highway conditions, go to Drive BC here.


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