It might be June, but Old Man Winter didn’t seem to get the memo.
Photos have surfaced on social media of a blast of snow that hit the Okanagan Connector.
According to ECCC Weather British Columbia, the untimely June weather is due to low freezing levels and unstable airmass.
Heads up! It’s SNOWING on the Okanagan Connector between Aspen Grove and Brenda Mines. Low freezing levels + unstable airmass = thundersnow! Threat continues through this morning. #BCHwy97C #DriveBC #BCstorm pic.twitter.com/x4186MEVAW
— ECCC Weather British Columbia (@ECCCWeatherBC) June 19, 2019
Affected areas include the Connector between Aspen Grove and Brenda Mines.
— Drive BC (@DriveBC) June 19, 2019
Anyone travelling through the Okanagan Connector is advised to reduce their speeds, increase following distance, and drive with caution.
No weather statements have been issued by Environment Canada at this time.