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UPDATE: Near zero visibility for some foggy Okanagan areas

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January 26, 2015 - 6:07 PM

THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - Environment Canada has issued a fog advisory for much of the Southern Interior.

According to Environment Canada, a strong temperature inversion over southern B.C. will cause widespread, dense fog to develop over many Southern and Central Interior valleys this evening. The fog will persist until midday Tuesday.

Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero. If travelling, be prepared for areas of near zero visibility.

The special weather statement includes the entire Okanagan, Similkameen, Shuswap and North Thompson regions.

For more information and updates, visit the Environment Canada website or Weatheradio. You can email reports of severe weather to pacificstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet with the hashtag #BCStorm.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Jennifer Stahn at jstahn@infonews.ca or call 250-819-3723. To contact an editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

— This story was updated at 9:10 p.m., Jan. 26 to include additional regions and to correct an earlier version that had the advisory listed as a warning.

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