UPDATE: Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla and Connector

Environment Canada anticipates up to 25 cm of snow could fall on Highway 5

UPDATE: 3:01 p.m.

The Okanagan Connector is now being added to the list of snowfall warnings on Interior highways.

Environment Canada is forecasting a long period of snowfall where between 15 to 25 cm is expected.

The Coquihalla and Highway 97- Pine Pass also have snowfall warnings issued for drivers.

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ORIGINAL:

Winter isn’t over yet.

Environment Canada is issuing a snowfall warning for the Coquihalla Highway from Hope to Merritt, Monday.

Up to 25 centimetres of the white stuff could fall on Highway 5.

The snowfall warning comes after Environment Canada forecast a Pacific frontal system moving across the Interior.

Snow will be heaviest over Pine Pass in Northern B.C. and the Coquihalla Summit.

Environment Canada is anticipating the snow will taper off Tuesday morning.

RELATED: Snow to make a comeback on B.C. mountain passes

Over the last three days, Environment Canada has been issuing snowfall warnings to drivers, travelling along mountain passes, due to a strong cold front moving across the province.

RELATED: Snowfall warning for Highway 3


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