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November 02, 2017 - 2:55 PM

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CURRENT WEATHER CONDITIONS

 
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WEATHER WARNINGS

Alerts for: South Thompson - Environment Canada

When severe weather threatens, Environment Canada issues alerts that notify those in affected areas in British Columbia so that they can take steps to protect themselves and their property from harm. The type of alert issued depends on the severity and timing of the event. Special statements: issued to highlight significant weather or express uncertainty.

 

Alerts for: Okanagan Valley - Environment Canada

When severe weather threatens, Environment Canada issues alerts that notify those in affected areas in British Columbia so that they can take steps to protect themselves and their property from harm. The type of alert issued depends on the severity and timing of the event. Special statements: issued to highlight significant weather or express uncertainty.

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LOCAL ROADS

Kamloops Roads

Drive B.C. is warning of slushy sections on Highway 5 from Exit 336, Junction with Highway 97D, to Logan Lake to Kamloops (40.7 km).

For more information about Kamloops roads, visit 

 

Kelowna Roads

From Sunday to Thursday there will be construction in Kelowna between Highway 33 and Edwards Road from  9 p.m. to 6 a.m. until further notice. Drive B.C. says there are lane closures in effect. Over width loads MUST call Carrie Lutz at 604-842-3255 in advance for route access approval.

According to Drive B.C. there is construction 5.5 km west of Junction with Highway 97 at Trepanier Road from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday until Nov. 23. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic.

 

Penticton Roads

Today there is construction on Skaha Lake Road taking place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lane closures are in effect, according to Drive B.C.

Construction at Skaha Lake Road is scheduled to take place on Nov. 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. which will result in lane closures, according to Drive B.C.

 

Vernon Roads

The vehicle incident that closed Highway 6EW, 10 km west of Lumby, has reopened. For more information about the vehicle incident, click here.

According to Drive B.C. there is road maintenance on Highway 97 Northbound. The maintenance is 1.5 km north of Crystal Waters Road to 2 km north of Crystal Waters Road. Crews will be on scene from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 17 and there will be lane closure will be in effect.

There is construction on Highway 6EW Westbound, 1 km east of Junction with Highway 97, in Vernon 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, Nov 17. There is a lane closure in effect.

There is debris on Highway 1 from Chase to Sorrento (19.7 km), according to Drive B.C.

 

Road Conditions: Thompson Okanagan

The latest on all roads in the Thompson Okanagan - via Drive B.C.

Road Conditions: Kootneys

Road Conditions: Lower Mainland

Road Conditions: North West Region

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KAMLOOPS TO ALBERTA

Kamloops to Edmonton - via Drive B.C.

Kamloops to Calgary - via Drive B.C.

To plan a different route click here.

 

OKANAGAN TO ALBERTA

Kelowna to Calgary - via Drive B.C.

Kelowna to Edmonton - via Drive B.C.

Penticton to Calgary - via Drive B.C.

Penticton to Edmonton - via Drive B.C.

Vernon to Calgary - via Drive B.C.

Vernon to Edmonton - via Drive B.C.

To plan a different route click here.

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KAMLOOPS TO PRINCE GEORGE

Kamloops to Prince George - via Drive B.C.

To plan a different route click here.

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KAMLOOPS TO VANCOUVER

Kamloops to Vancouver - via Drive B.C.

To plan a different route click here.

 

OKANAGAN TO VANCOUVER

Kelowna to Vancouver - via Drive B.C.

Penticton to Vancouver - via Drive B.C.

Vernon to Vancouver - via Drive B.C.

To plan a different route click here.

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KAMLOOPS TO USA

Kamloops to the United States through the Okanagan - via Drive B.C.

Kamloops to the United States through Vancouver - via Drive B.C.

To plan a different route click here.

 

OKANAGAN TO USA

Kelowna to the United States border through the Okanagan - via Drive B.C.

Kelowna to the United States border through Vancouver - via Drive B.C.

Penticton to the United States border through the Okanagan - via Drive B.C.

Penticton to the United States border through Vancouver - via Drive B.C.

Vernon to the United States border through the Okanagan - via Drive B.C.

Vernon to the United States border through Vancouver - via Drive B.C.

To plan a different route click here.

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