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Winter storm warning in effect for Shuswap

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December 29, 2018 - 11:25 AM

SHUSWAP - Hazerdous winter conditions are expected in the Shuswap area.

Environment Canada issued a winter storm warning for the Trans-Canada Highway from Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass, a media release says. Significant amounts of snow are expected.

A low pressure system is moving across the Columbias. Snow will intensify this morning before easing this evening as the system moves into Alberta. Total snowfall amounts of up to 30 cm can be expected by this evening.

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions.

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

For the latest on weather warnings go the Environment Canada website here.

For the very latest on highway conditions go to Drive B.C. here.

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