A special weather statement is in effect for Coquihalla Highway, from Hope to Merritt. It’s also in effect for Highway 3, from Hope to Princeton via Allison Pass.
First snow of the season can be expected over elevated highway passes, from Friday afternoon to Saturday.
“The shift to fall weather is finally happening later this week. As a colder airmass arrives with a Pacific weather system on Friday, periods of snow will likely give some accumulations from Friday afternoon to Saturday over the elevated highway passes,” says Environment Canada.
Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance.
Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions. Road conditions are available at www.drivebc.ca.