iN TRAFFIC: Reports of fog throughout the Interior
It's looking like a foggy morning in the Interior today, Jan. 20.
DriveB.C. is reporting that Highway 1 has slippery between Spences Bridge and Cache Creek; Highway 5 has slippery sections from Great Bear Snowshed to Coquihalla Summit and from Merritt to Surrey Lake Summit; on Highway 97 fog is causing limited visibility between Vernon and Coldstream; Highway 97A has fog between Enderby and Sicamous; Highway 97B is foggy from the start of the highway to Salmon Arm; Highway 97C has compact snow from the Pennask Summit to Merritt; Highway 97D has slippery sections throughout; and Westside Road has limited visibility due to fog.
Charles Andrews commutes from Armstrong to Sicamous via Highway 97A and reports that the roads were mostly bare and wet this morning, and fog varying in denseness.
"Densest from Armstrong to Enderby and from Grindrod to Mara and along Mara Lake," he said. "Give yourself some extra time to get to wherever you’re going and all should be good."
In weather, Kamloops is in for a high of 2 Celsius and low of -2 C, and back to -7 C tonight. In Vernon and Kelowna, both cities can expect a high of 2 C and low of - 4 C. And Penticton will hover between -1 C and 4 C today.
At the ski hills, Big White Mountain Resort is reporting no new snow but 39 centimetres over the past week. There has been 5 cm at Sun Peaks Ski Resort over the past 48 hours and 13 cm since last week; SilverStar Mountain Resort last got 5 cm on Dec. 30; and Apex Mountain Resort is reporting 5 cm of snow in the past 48 hours and and 16 cm over the past week.
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