Current Conditions


FYI - For Your Information

  • Changing Weather Conditions Impacting Roads

    West Kelowna residents are asked to use extreme caution when travelling on local roads as changing weather may create slippery conditions.

    With the forecast of possible freezing rain coupled with rain and snow mix on top of the existing compact snow on many local and collector roads in West Kelowna, means road conditions could change rapidly over the next few days. Motorists should use extreme caution and leave ample space and time to make stops as roads may be slippery.
  • Celebrating 20 years of wine in the mountains

    Sun Peaks, BC (January 5, 2018) – The Sun Peaks Winter Okanagan Wine Festival returns for its 20th year with 20 premier events to enjoy from January 12 to 21.
  • Overnight road clearing in business centres starts tonight

    Snow clearing will be occurring in Kelowna’s Downtown core overnight tonight and residents and businesses in the area are advised that vehicles should be moved off main roads to allow for an effective snow clearing.

    “Crews have been working around the clock to clear Priority 1 roads which include high traffic roadways and commuter routes,” said Stephen Bryans, Roadway Operations Supervisor.
  • Winner declared in Okanagan College 3-Hour Short Story contest

    More than 30 budding writers from across the valley put their writing skills to the test in Okanagan College’s 8th Annual 3-Hour Short Story contest and second-year arts student Hannah Stanley has been announced as the overall winner for her original story “The Best Years of Our Lives.”
  • Parking ban now lifted for snow routes

    Parking bans on designated snow routes in Wilden, the Ponds, Magic Estates and Dilworth Mountain have now been lifted. The Snow Route Advisory was originally issued on December 28 due to record levels of snowfall.
  • Water Quality Alert

    The South East Kelowna Irrigation District has downgraded the BOIL WATER NOTICE issued December 20, 2017 to a WATER QUALITY ADVISORY, effective immediately.
  • City of Vernon Snow and Ice Program

    The City of Vernon’s snow and ice program addresses roads on a priority basis in compliance with the Snow and Ice Control Policy. All City roads are divided into priorities as follows:
  • Challenging road conditions ahead

    Vernon North Okanagan RCMP continue to respond to motor vehicle collisions as weather temperatures drop throughout the North Okanagan.
  • Armstrong athlete on Canadian wheelchair curling team

    A veteran-laden lineup has met the criteria for nomination to the Canadian Paralympic Committee to represent this country in wheelchair curling at the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

    PENTICTON, B.C. – The Okanagan Hockey Community Foundation (OHCF) is pleased to announce that the organization has received status as a Registered Charity under the Income Tax Act.

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