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Temperatures will dip to 'values not seen in years' across interior

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement spanning across the BC interior due to an incoming, and extremely cold, arctic airmass.

Residents are being told to prepare for “bitterly cold air” as temperatures are expected to plummet.

<who>Photo credit: Environment Canada</who>

Due to strong winds, temperatures will hit values "not seen in years."

The Yellowhead, Columbia and southwest interior regions will dip to as low as -30 with windchill values by tomorrow morning and the Kootenays to follow later in the evening.

Areas under alert include:

  • Fraser Canyon

  • South Thompson

  • Nicola

  • Similkameen

  • Okanagan Valley

  • Shuswap

  • Arrow Lakes - Slocan Lake

  • Boundary

  • West Kootenay

  • Kootenay Lake

  • East Kootenay

  • North Thompson

  • West Columbia

  • East Columbia

  • Yoho Park - Kootenay Park



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