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Snowfall warning in Penticton

Environment Canada weather office has issued a snowfall warning for the South Okanagan.

A significant snowfall is expected of up to 10 to 15 centimetres on Monday throughout the valley, from Penticton to Vernon. Environment Canada stated a weather system moving onto the coast will cross the interior on Monday. This will bring heavy snowfall accumulations across sections of the southern interior and is expected to taper off in the afternoon.

The five-day forecast for Penticton includes heavy snow at times or rain on Tuesday. Environment Canada said Tuesday morning could start out with heavy snow then change to rain mixed with snow in the evening. They are estimating 5 to 10 centimetres of snow with winds gusting to 50 kilometres per hour. Wednesday will have showers with highs of 5 C and lows of O C. Thursday and Friday are expected to be cloudy with lows of -8 C and highs of -3 C.

UPDATE as of 11:45 a.m.:

Environment Canada's snowfall warning for Penticton is now over, but still remains for the North Okanagan and Vernon area.

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