Another snowfall warning – BC News

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Another snowfall warning – BC News

Another snowfall warning

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The Okanagan is looking at the chance of flurries Monday morning turning into showers towards noon. Environment Canada is calling for a 40 per cent chance of flurries changing to 40 per cent chance of rain showers or flurries near noon and they are calling for a high of 4 degrees Monday in Kelowna.

The situation very different in other parts of the province today. There is a snowfall warning in effect for Highway 3 on the Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass with as much as 20 cm’s possible in that area.

Environment Canada indicates an approaching frontal system will track across the southern interior Monday night bringing heavy snow which could persist overnight into Tuesday, with as much as 20 cm’s expected by Tuesday evening.

You are advised to prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions with visibility impacted by heavy snow at times.

There is also a weather alert for Metro Vancouver, including Coquitlam and Maple Ridge.

Environment Canada is calling for snowfall amounts of about 5 cm as an approaching Pacific frontal system will bring precipitation to the south coast Monday. Rain over Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley will change to wet snow or snow mixed with rain tonight.

Over the North Shore and the northeast sections of Metro Vancouver, wet snow will taper off to a few rain showers or flurries before Tuesday morning with an accumulation of 5 cm over higher terrain.

Over the Fraser Valley, Snow mixed with rain overnight will continue into Tuesday morning. Snow accumulations up to 5 cm can be expected before the snow changes to a few rain showers midday Tuesday.

You are advised to check DriveBC and Castanet traffic cameras before heading out on roadways or making travel plans.

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