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Snowplows gear up for eventful night in the Okanagan

Emmett Kinnee, 7, enjoys a sled ride down the slopes near Hudson Road Elementary in West Kelowna, Jan. 12.
January 12, 2020 - 2:30 PM

Southern Interior residents aren’t letting poor road conditions get them down, even as snowplows prepare for a busy night.

Jeremy Stark, president of Okanagan Snow Works, has a fleet of 15 vehicles and 30 staff members, all preparing for the snow which is expected to fall tonight across the Okanagan.

“Roads are slick out there,” he said. 

On Sunday morning, Jan. 12, toboggans and sleds of all shapes and sizes could be found on the slopes of Hudson Road Elementary in West Kelowna.

Parents and children race down the slopes of Hudson Road Elementary, Jan 11.
Parents and children race down the slopes of Hudson Road Elementary, Jan 11.

Snow removal routes can be found:

City of Kelowna

City of West Kelowna

Vernon 

Pentiction

Kamloops

Snow advisories have been issued by Environment Canada for the Okanagan Valley and Thompson-Nicola Region. Up to 15 centimetres of snow is expected to fall on the Coquihalla throughout the day.


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