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Time to get the snow shovels out in Kamloops and the Okanagan

It’s by no means snowmageddon but snow is forecast to start falling this evening and through the weekend in Kamloops, the Okanagan and the surrounding hillsides.

The heaviest snow could be on the Coquihalla Highway from Hope to Merritt with two centimetres expected overnight tonight, Nov. 30. Flurries are forecast for other highway routes.

Kamloops is expected to reach a high of 0 Celsius today with a 30% to 60% chance of snow flurries beginning this afternoon and an overnight low of -3 C.

Periods of snow are forecast through the weekend with highs of 0 C Friday rising to 3 C on Sunday. Overnight lows will be about -3 C, according to Environment Canada’s forecast.

In the Okanagan, snow flurries could start this evening with light snow falling by midnight. Snowfall is expected to be heavier on Saturday and Sunday.

High temperatures are forecast to be -1 C through the weekend with overnight lows of -4 C to 5 C in the Okanagan.

Normal high temperatures for this time of year are around 2 C with overnight lows of -4 C.

Next week is expected to be warmer with a chance of rain.

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