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Wet conditions on roads, some routes closed

Motorists should expect wet conditions on roads and highways in the Okanagan, Shuswap and Similkameen Thursday. - Morning Star file photon
Motorists should expect wet conditions on roads and highways in the Okanagan, Shuswap and Similkameen Thursday.
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Expect wet conditions on roads and highways in much of the Southern Interior, while some routes are closed because of extreme conditions.

As of Thursday at 6 a.m., these were the following conditions:

Highway 1

Water Pooling 11 kilometres west of Sicamous to Craigellachie

Closed in both directions 2.4 km east of Golden to 17.2 km east of Golden because of high avalanche hazard.

Closed from noon to 4 p.m.,  31 km east of Revelstoke because of avalanche control.

Highway 3

Slippery sections from Princeton to Osoyoos

Highway 6

Water pooling from Vernon to Coldstream

Slippery sections from Coldstream to Cherryville

Highway 8

Closed in both directions 12 kilometres east of Spences Bridge because of mud slide. No detour available

Highway 97

Water pooling from Oyama to Falkland

Slippery sections from Falkland to Monte Creek

Highway 97A

Water pooling from Vernon to Sicamous

Highway 97B

Water pooling from Enderby to Salmon Arm

Highway 97C

Compact snow with slushy sections

Westside Road

Water pooling from Shelter Cove to Highway 97 north


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