Princeton, British Columbia

7:45 AM PDT on August 17, 2017 (GMT -0700)
Princeton Airport | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Special Weather Statement

Elev 2297 ft 49.47 °N, 120.52 °W | Updated 45 minutes ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
48 °F
Feels Like 48 °F
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2
Wind Variable Wind from Variable

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.14 in
Visibility 25.0 miles
Clouds Few 8000 ft
Few 22000 ft
Dew Point 43 °F
Humidity 82%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:56 AM 8:14 PM
Waning Crescent, 22% visible
METAR CYDC 171400Z VRB02KT 25SM FEW080 FEW220 09/06 A3015 RMK AC1CI1 SLP205
Pressure 30.14 in
Visibility 25.0 miles
Clouds Few 8000 ft
Few 22000 ft
Dew Point 43 °F
Humidity 82%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:56 AM 8:14 PM
Waning Crescent, 22% visible
METAR CYDC 171400Z VRB02KT 25SM FEW080 FEW220 09/06 A3015 RMK AC1CI1 SLP205

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Special Weather Statement
Issued: Environment Canada
Special Weather Statement issued by Environment.  08:26 PM PDT Wednesday 16 August 2017.
The Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Strategy, in collaboration with the Interior and Northern Health Authorities
has updated the Smoky Skies Bulletin due to smoke conditions.

Areas covered by this Bulletin include: 100 Mile, Arrow Lakes - Slocan Lake, Boundary, Cariboo North(including Quesnel), Cariboo South(including Willliams Lake), Chilcotin, , East Columbia, East Kootenay, Elk Valley, Fraser Canyon, Kinbasket, Kootenay Lake, Nicola, North Columbia, North Thompson, Okanagan, Prince George, Shuswap, Similkameen, South Thompson, West Columbia, West Kootenay, Yellowhead, and Yoho Park - Kootenay Park.

Upper wind directions have become more favorable for much of the southern Interior and parts of the Kootenays and southern Columbias yesterday so smoke conditions have improved. However, conditions are expected to deteriorate again into the weekend. 

Smoke concentrations will vary widely as winds, fire behaviour and temperatures change.

Avoid strenuous outdoor activities. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, contact your health care provider: difficulty in breathing, chest pain or discomfort, and sudden onset of cough or irritation of airways. Exposure is particularly a concern for infants, the elderly and those who have underlying medical conditions such as diabetes, and lung or heart disease.

This bulletin will remain in effect until further notice.

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Individuals may experience symptoms such as increased coughing, throat irritation, headaches or shortness of breath. Children, seniors, and those with cardiovascular or lung disease, such as asthma, are especially at risk.

People with lung diseases, such as asthma and COPD, can be particularly sensitive to air pollution. They will generally experience more serious health effects at lower levels. Pollution can aggravate their diseases, leading to increased medication use, doctor and emergency room visits, and hospital visits.

For more information on current air quality, see: www.bcairquality.ca.

Visit www.airhealth.ca for information on how to reduce your health risk and your personal contribution to pollution levels, as well as for current and forecast AQHI values.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada.
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