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03 Apr 2020 | 09:11 PM UTC

Canada: Adverse weather conditions forecast in British Columbia April 3

Canadian weather officials issue snowfall warnings for British Columbia on April 3; associated transportation disruptions expected

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Event

On Friday, April 3, snowfall warnings were issued in British Columbia as adverse weather conditions are predicted in the coming days. A snowfall warning is in effect for the Coquihalla Highway as 25 cm (10 in) of snow has been forecast to fall. According to Environment Canada, 10-15 cm (4-6 in) of snow has already fallen as of Friday and more is expected through Sunday, April 5.

Associated transportation disruptions, including road closures and hazardous driving conditions, are expected in British Columbia over the coming days.

Advice

Individuals in affected areas are advised to monitor local weather reports, confirm road conditions before heading out, anticipate transportation disruptions and power outages, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.