Weather warnings, advisories issued for Southern Interior highways

By Tom Mark / KISS FM Vernon
November 21, 2017 - 2:01pm

VERNON, B.C. — Environment Canada has issued weather warnings for several Southern Interior highways.


  • Coquihalla Highway - Hope to Merritt 
  • Highway 3 - Hope to Princeton via Allison Pass 


  • North Columbia
  • Cariboo - north including Quesnel 


  • Trans-Canada Highway - Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass
  • Okanagan Connector - Merritt to Kelowna 
  • Coquihalla Highway - Merritt to Kamloops 
  • Coquihalla Highway - Hope to Merritt 
  • Highway 3 - Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass 
  • Highway 3 - Hope to Princeton via Allison Pass 

Environment Canada says there is a risk of freezing rain over the highway passes.

A warm front will move across the Southern Interior today.

Precipitation over the highway passes will start as snow and change to rain late in the day as the freezing levels rise.

This warm front will also bring the risk of freezing rain today and this evening, which could result in icy road conditions.

As weather in the mountains can change suddenly, that can result in hazardous driving conditions.

Road conditions are available here.

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