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Vernon, British Columbia – Despite a relatively snow-free season thus far, residents of Vernon woke up to a blanket of snow on Super Bowl Sunday.
According to weather and road reports local road conditions were slushy with slippery sections across Vernon and Coldstream.
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for North and Central Okanagan, including Vernon and Kelowna, as well as the Shuswap and North Thompson regions.
Snow accumulation ranging between 10 to 15 cm, with the heaviest snowfall expected during the morning and early afternoon, is predicted.
As the day progresses, the weather is forecasted to transition from snow to a mix of rain showers and flurries around noon, with temperatures reaching a high of plus 1°C. However, the snow is expected to return later in the evening, with periods of snowfall anticipated to accumulate an additional 2 to 4 cm overnight, with temperatures continuing to hover around zero.
As football fans prepare to watch the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs face off on the field at 3:30 p.m. PT, residents of Vernon find themselves not only cheering for their favorite teams but also having to avoid the shovel.
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