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Snowfall warning for Kootenay pass

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April 07, 2018 - 9:06 AM

Drivers should take extra caution today.

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for Highway 3 Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

Total amounts of about 15 cm of snow is expected.

A vigorous front crossing southern B.C. today is expected to spread heavy snow to Kootenay pass.

Snow should begin later this morning and ease off tonight.

Further amounts of 5 to 15 cm are forecast to accumulate by Sunday Morning.

Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

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

For the latest information on the snowfall warning check out Environment Canada's website here.

Go to the Drive B.C. website for the very latest highway conditions.


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