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Snowfall warning for the Coquihalla

Up to 25 cm could fall Sunday into Monday night
This is the Summit on Sunday morning on the Coquihalla Highway. A snowfall warning is in effect for Sunday. night into Monday night. (Kim Glosli Facebook)

Environment Canada issued a warning that up to 25 centimetres of snow could fall on the Coquihalla Highway Sunday and Monday.

A series of disturbances will bring periods of heavy snow to Coquihalla Highway from Hope to Merritt from Sunday evening to Monday night. Snow will taper off early Tuesday morning when a ridge of high pressure moves in, said Environment Canada.

Total snowfall accumulations could be 20 to 25 cm.

As of 10 a.m., on Sunday, some snow is falling on the Connector.

On Feb. 10, the Coquihalla got a blast of snow, causing a couple semis to spin out, icy conditions and at least one crash.

READ MORE: Dash cam footage shows two semis almost colliding

READ ALSO: The 2021 Merritt flood victims set up in temporary manufactured homes

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Monique Tamminga

About the Author: Monique Tamminga

Monique brings 20 years of award-winning journalism experience to the role of editor at the Penticton Western News. Of those years, 17 were spent working as a senior reporter and acting editor with the Langley Advance Times.
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