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Merritt, BC

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3 HIGHWAY ALERTS
HIGHWAY 3 - HOPE TO PRINCETON VIA ALLISON PASS
SNOWFALL WARNING


Snow, at times heavy, continues. Where: Highway 3 - Hope to Princeton via Allison Pass. When: Until this afternoon. Hazards: Heavy snow and reduced visibilities. Remarks: A strong Pacific frontal system is pushing across the BC interior. Additional snowfall up to 10 cm is expected before tapering to scattered flurries late this afternoon. Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance. The site shiftintowinter.ca reminds drivers to know before you go. Adjust to winter driving behaviour and use winter tires and chains. Road conditions are available at drivebc.ca. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

COQUIHALLA HIGHWAY - HOPE TO MERRITT
WINTER STORM WARNING


Hazardous winter conditions continue. Where: Coquihalla Highway - Hope to Merritt, Trans-Canada Highway - Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass, and Highway 3 - Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass. When: Today. Additional snowfall accumulation: 5 cm for the Coquihalla Highway. 15 cm for the Trans-Canada and Highway 3. Remarks: A strong Pacific frontal system is pushing through the BC interior with snowfall associated with the system continuing today. The heavy snowfall and gusty winds should begin to taper off this Thursday morning. However, accumulating snow will continue at Kootenay and Rogers Pass into this evening. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Visibility will be suddenly reduced to near zero at times in heavy snow and blowing snow. Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions. Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. The site shiftintowinter.ca reminds drivers to know before you go. Adjust to winter driving behaviour and use winter tires and chains. Road conditions are available at drivebc.ca. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY - EAGLE PASS TO ROGERS PASS
WINTER STORM WARNING


Hazardous winter conditions continue. Where: Coquihalla Highway - Hope to Merritt, Trans-Canada Highway - Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass, and Highway 3 - Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass. When: Today. Additional snowfall accumulation: 5 cm for the Coquihalla Highway. 15 cm for the Trans-Canada and Highway 3. Remarks: A strong Pacific frontal system is pushing through the BC interior with snowfall associated with the system continuing today. The heavy snowfall and gusty winds should begin to taper off this Thursday morning. However, accumulating snow will continue at Kootenay and Rogers Pass into this evening. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Visibility will be suddenly reduced to near zero at times in heavy snow and blowing snow. Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions. Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. The site shiftintowinter.ca reminds drivers to know before you go. Adjust to winter driving behaviour and use winter tires and chains. Road conditions are available at drivebc.ca. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

Current ConditionsObserved at: Merritt

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Wind:
SSW 6 km/h
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Temperature:
2.4°C
Dew point:
-3.0°C
Humidity:
67%
Date:
Observed at:
Merritt

ForecastForecast issued:

Detailed ForecastForecast issued:

Chance of flurries
Tonight
-4°C
Partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries before morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 4. Wind chill minus 9 overnight.
Chance of flurries or rain showers
Fri, 1 Mar
C
A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of flurries in the morning then 30 percent chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High plus 5. Wind chill minus 9 in the morning.
Night:Cloudy periods with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 3.
Chance of flurries or rain showers
Sat, 2 Mar
C
Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. High plus 3.
Night:Cloudy periods. Low minus 7.
A mix of sun and cloud
Sun, 3 Mar
C
A mix of sun and cloud. High plus 4.
Night:Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 8.
Chance of flurries or rain showers
Mon, 4 Mar
C
A mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. High plus 3.
Night:Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of rain showers or flurries. Low minus 2.
A mix of sun and cloud
Tue, 5 Mar
C
A mix of sun and cloud. High 8.
Night:Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 2.
Chance of flurries
Wed, 6 Mar
C
A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries. High 8.
Normals:
Max7°C.Min-4°C.
Sunrise:
6:47 PST
Sunset:
17:45 PST

Averages and extremes

Yesterday's Data

Max:
9.6°C
Min:
-5.2°C
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