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UPDATE: Snowfall warnings still in effect for two Interior mountain passes

March 17, 2017 - 8:47 AM

THOMPSON-OKANAGAN – Two of four mountain passes are still under the snowfall warning issued yesterday morning.

The set of warnings were issued yesterday, March 17, at 4:20 a.m. by Environment Canada.

Highway 3 from Hope to Princeton via Allison Pass and from Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass are still affected by the warning. 

Environment Canada is calling for 15 to 20 centimetres of snow brought by a strong frontal system that's approaching B.C. from the southwest.

For the most up to date road conditions, visit Drive B.C. online.

- This story was updated at 9 a.m. on March 18 to include new information from Environment Canada. 
- This story was updated at 4:15 p.m. on March 18 to include new information from Environment Canada. 

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