The national weather agency says a series of Pacific systems will bring snow to various Interior regions, with heavy snowfall expected on Monday.
From Hope to Merritt along the Coquihalla, a mix of sun and clouds and gusty winds is in Saturday’s forecast. However, snowfall is expected to start in the evening, with 5-10 cm expected. For Sunday, another 10-15 cm of snow is possible.
From Merritt to Kamloops, a mix of sun and cloud is in the forecast for Saturday and Sunday, along with a 40 per cent chance of flurries.
For the Okanagan Connector, a 40 per cent chance of flurries is in the weekend forecast, though periods of light snow, totalling 2 cm, are projected for Sunday near noon.
For the Trans-Canada Highway, 2-4 cm is projected to fall Saturday evening, with 5-10 cm in Sunday’s forecast.
For Highway 3, from Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass, light snow is expected around midnight, with 2 cm in the forecast. Sunday will see 5 cm before snowfall ends in the afternoon, followed by a 60 per cent chance of flurries.
Elsewhere in B.C., wind warnings are in effect for Haida Gwaii and north Vancouver Island, where gusts of 90 to 110 km/h are expected.