Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla

Up to 15 cm of snow expected between Hope and Merritt

Drivers hoping to take the Coquihalla between Hope and Merritt are being warned to be careful as 15 centimetres of snow is forecasted to fall at the summit tonight.

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the stretch of Hwy. 5 due to a frontal system that’s expected to move across interior B.C. throughout the day.

Precipitation is expected across the region but any highway passes over 2,000 metres will see that fall as snow during the day and any passes over 1,100 metres will get snow overnight.

Winter tires are required on the Coquihalla.

p>


@katslepian

katya.slepian@bpdigital.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

hwy 5Snow

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

UPDATE: Missing man found

‘Family and police are concerned for his wellbeing at this time’

TransLink CEO asks riders not to enforce mask rules after Surrey bus punch-up

A fight broke out on a bus at 96 Avenue and Scott Road involving a man who refused to wear a mask

UPDATED: Surrey RCMP arrest six youths after fight involving airsoft pistol in Newton

Police chased up to 30 youths, arresting six, after they scrambled from a fight behind Kennedy Trail elementary

Police investigating shooting in North Delta

Police say occupants of two vehicles exchanged gunfire near 120th Street and 82nd Avenue

Surrey’s Johnston Heights reporting COVID-19 exposure

Fraser Health has created a new webpage listing COVID-19 cases in schools

Community Connections: Gordie Hogg speaks with Margaret Cuthbert

Former mayor, MP began posting conversations on YouTube in June

Lightning strike: Tampa Bay blanks Dallas 2-0 to win Stanley Cup

Hedman wins Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP

Liberals seek to fast track new COVID-19 aid bill after CERB expires

Government secured NDP support for legislation by hiking amount of benefits by $100 to $500 per week

Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

B.C. VOTES 2020: Echoes of HST in B.C. debate over sales tax

Cannabis, tobacco, luxury cars still taxed in B.C. Liberal plan

She warned her son about toxic drugs, then he was dead

Donna Bridgman’s son died at the age of 38 in Vancouver

B.C. food and beverage producers set record sales in 2019

Farmed salmon again leads international exports

Most Read