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WOCN18 CWVR 241758  
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
FOR THE B.C. TRAVELLERS ROUTES  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 10:58 A.M. PDT WEDNESDAY 24 MAY 2017.  
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR:  
COQUIHALLA HIGHWAY - MERRITT TO KAMLOOPS  
OKANAGAN CONNECTOR - MERRITT TO KELOWNA  
TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY - EAGLE PASS TO ROGERS PASS  
HIGHWAY 3 - PAULSON SUMMIT TO KOOTENAY PASS  
HIGHWAY 97 - CLINTON TO 100 MILE HOUSE VIA BEGBIE SUMMIT.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
FREEZING LEVELS OVER THE BC INTERIOR HAVE DROPPED SIGNIFICANTLY IN  
THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT. SOME HIGHWAY PASSES CAN EXPECT NEAR  
FREEZING TEMPERATURES EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. PRECIPITATION MAY FALL  
IN THE FORM OF FLURRIES OVER THESE PASSES TODAY WITH A FEW  
CENTIMETRES OF SNOW POSSIBLE. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE CAUTIOUS OF  
LOCALLY SLIPPERY CONDITIONS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY.  
 
WEATHER IN THE MOUNTAINS CAN CHANGE SUDDENLY RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS  
DRIVING CONDITIONS.  
 
ROAD CONDITIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT WWW.DRIVEBC.CA.  
 
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY  
ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO  
EC.TEMPETEPACIFIQUE-PACIFICSTORM.EC(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS  
USING (HASH)BCSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
END/PSPC  
 
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