Winter storm warnings issued for mountain highways in southern British Columbia

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Environment Canada has issued snowfall warnings for parts of British Columbia as residents in some areas remain without power.

The agency says up to 10 centimeters of snow is expected in the Fraser Canyon on Sunday and visibility could be reduced, especially on Highway 3 from Hope to Princeton via Allison Pass.

He urges travelers to keep others informed of their schedule and destination and to bring an emergency kit and phone, as the weather in the mountains can change suddenly.

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Snowfall and winter storm warnings issued for mountain passes in the southern interior of British Columbia

Environment Canada is also forecasting an additional 10 centimeters of snow for the Coquihalla Highway, with dangerous driving conditions expected from Hope to Merritt.

BC Hydro says on its website that nearly 1,000 customers in northern Vancouver Island have no power and about 300 are without power in the north, while fewer experience blackouts in the Thompson areas. Shuswap.

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Drive BC says broken power lines forced the closure of Highway 37A for two miles from Stewart to the Alaska border and that no detours are available.


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