Severe thunderstorms are forecast to make their way across the Coquihalla Highway Wednesday afternoon, prompting a warning from Environment Canada.
— ECCC Weather British Columbia (@ECCCWeatherBC) May 29, 2019
The national weather agency said a heavy downpour was expected to begin at 3 p.m.
Strong winds, heavy rain and even hail are possible along the route that connects Merritt and Hope.
According to forecasts, the storm is moving northwest, crossing the highway before heading towards Lillooet.