Similkameen fires

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Similkameen fires

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Satellite is picking up a lot of heat from the 2 fires in the similkameen. Presumably they're causing the dark haze in the sky right now.
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Yes, that's going to leave a mark. You should see the size of the ash falling out in Penticton right now.

From many hours ago...

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Cascade fires will be good for the new G Bears wanted in the area
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Strong ashfall in upper mission now
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was at 6000 feet near keremeos yesterday and watched that fire get bigger in the afternoon
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https://www.castanet.net/edition/news-s ... htm#232744

The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen has issued a precautionary evacuation alert for 481 properties in Cawston and Keremeos due to a dramatic increase in activity at the Snowy Mountain wildfire.
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They've got the snowy fire estimated at 6125 hectares now.

https://www.castanet.net/news/Penticton ... t-6-125-ha
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On their facebook page:

Cathedral Lakes Lodge
2 hrs ·

We are evacuated and the park has been closed. We hope to be back in the next week. You can go to Wildfire BC to follow the fire.
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madadam wrote:On their facebook page:

Cathedral Lakes Lodge
2 hrs ·

We are evacuated and the park has been closed. We hope to be back in the next week. You can go to Wildfire BC to follow the fire.

Didn't this happen last year too?
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Last year they evacuated at the end of August. Wonder what will be left of the park in a few years?
Should it even be a park if it's all burnt up? Just sayin. :135:
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Snowy Mountain now 6594 ha. Largest in the province.

https://www.castanet.net/news/Penticton ... t-6-600-ha


Placer Maountain now 2336 ha

https://www.castanet.net/news/Penticton ... rastically
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They're reporting that the snowy fire spotted across the similkameen valley near cawston.
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Any help showing on these fires with the rain ?
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sherriff wrote:Any help showing on these fires with the rain ?


Radar shows that the rain missed the south okanagan.

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