Snowfall warning issued for a section of Highway 3 in the interior of British Columbia
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for parts of Highway 3 in the southern interior of British Columbia.
The warning extends from Paulson Peak to Kootenay Pass and includes the Boundary, West Kootenay and Kootenay Lake areas.
The national weather agency predicts snowfall of 15cm by Saturday evening.
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“A vigorous system moving through the interior of British Columbia will spread snow over high elevation road passes today,” Environment Canada said Saturday morning.
“Snow accumulations will vary significantly with elevation along the course. Lower elevations will see snow turn to rain this afternoon.
However, he added that near Paulson Summit and Kootenay Pass, snow spells will intensify to heavy snow on Saturday afternoon, with up to 15cm expected before it begins to ease. in the evening.
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