Kelowna, British Columbia

9:06 AM PDT on August 20, 2017 (GMT -0700)
St. Joseph Catholic School / CMOS | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Special Weather Statement

Elev 1160 ft 49.88 °N, 119.48 °W | Updated 2 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
68.2 °F
Feels Like 68.2 °F
N
1.0
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 2.0 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.09 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 10000 ft
Scattered Clouds 13000 ft
Dew Point 50 °F
Humidity 52%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:55 AM 8:05 PM
Waning Crescent, 2% visible
METAR CYLW 201600Z AUTO VRB02KT 9SM SCT100 SCT130 17/07 A3008 RMK TS/LTNG TEMPO UNAVBL SLP187 DENSITY ALT 1800FT
Pressure 30.09 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 10000 ft
Scattered Clouds 13000 ft
Dew Point 50 °F
Humidity 52%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:55 AM 8:05 PM
Waning Crescent, 2% visible
METAR CYLW 201600Z AUTO VRB02KT 9SM SCT100 SCT130 17/07 A3008 RMK TS/LTNG TEMPO UNAVBL SLP187 DENSITY ALT 1800FT

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Special Weather Statement
Issued: Environment Canada
Special Weather Statement issued by Environment.  10:38 PM PDT Saturday 19 August 2017.
The Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Strategy, in collaboration with the Interior and Northern Health Authorities
has continued the Smoky Skies Bulletin due to smoke conditions.

Areas covered by this Bulletin include: 100 Mile, Arrow Lakes - Slocan Lake, Boundary, Cariboo, 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.

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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