A snowfall warning for the Shuswap forecasts 10-15 cm of snow to fall before being replaced by rain in the afternoon. (File photo)

Environment Canada issuses snowfall warning for Okanagan

Snow is expected to be replaced with rain in the afternoon

The Okanagan is set to be hit with snow today before being replaced by rain.

Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning at 4:54 a.m. Tuesday, reporting heavy snow over, about 10 to 15 centimetres, in the North Okanagan, Shuswap and the South and North Thompson regions will continue until the afternoon.

According to the warning about five centimetres of snow has already fallen and an additional five to 10 cm can be expected with the largest amounts over higher terrain for North Okanagan, South Thompson and Shuswap.

Read more: Residents raise concerns about sidewalk snow removal

Read more: Cold weather, fresh snow make for hazardous sledding conditions

Environment Canada also warned drivers to adjust to road conditions including being prepared for reduced visibility.


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