The snowfall is expected to taper off on Friday. File photo

Snowfall warning continues in Kootenays

Paulson Summit and Kootenay Pass are expected to receive 5 to 10 cm of snow today and another 15 cm tonight

Environment Canada updated its snowfall warning Wednesday morning.

Snowfall of 15 to 25 cm is expected.

A low-pressure system offshore will continue to bring snow to the area. Paulson Summit and Kootenay Pass are expected to receive 5 to 10 cm of snow today and another 15 cm tonight. Snow will taper to scattered flurries early Friday morning.

Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

DriveBC is reporting compact snow between Highway 22 and Highway 3 for 30.6 km (Trail to 14 km east of Fruitvale). Watch for slippery sections.

For up-to-date road conditions visit drivebc.ca

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