There is a fog advisory in effect for the SImilkameen, and a few other minor obstacles for drivers in the Interior today, Jan 7. 

DriveB.C. is reporting Highway 1 has slippery sections between Chase and Glacier National Park; Highway 97 has fog patches between Keremeos and Osoyoos; and Highway 97C has compact snow and fog patches from West Kelowna to the Pennack Summit.

Also a fog advisory is in effect this morning for the Similkameen.

“Conditions are favourable for the development of dense fog,” according to Environment Canada. “Visibility is expected to gradually improve Saturday morning.”

In weather, the day starts at 0 in Kamloops before warming to 3 Celsius this afternoon, and then dipping to 1 C tonight, according to Environment Canada. Vernon and Kelowna will both warm up from -2 C this morning to 1 C by the afternoon. Penticton will hover between 4 C and 6 C throughout the day. There will be a chance of flurries in most of the region, however in the South Okanagan there is a chance of showers.

At the ski hills, Big White Mountain Resort is reporting 2 centimetres of new snow and 8 cm over the past week. There has been 3 cm at Sun Peaks Ski Resort over the past week where there is an alpine base of 126 cm; the last significant snowfall at SilverStar Mountain Resort was 5 cm on Dec. 28, and the alpine snow base is 147 cm; and Apex Mountain Resort is reporting 2 cm of new snow, 13 cm over the past week, and an alpine snow base of 159 cm.

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