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Headlights On: Fog causing poor visibility for Hwy 97 through Penticton to OK Falls

Environment Canada issued a fog warning for Hwy 3 on Saturday
This fog is lingering on Highway 97 on the way from Penticton to Kaleden Sunday morning. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

Turn your headlights on today. There is fog and poor visibility on Highway 97 going from Penticton to Okanagan Falls on Sunday, Jan. 8.

Fog is particularly dense heading into Kaleden and towards OK Falls.

Roads are not slippery today with temperatures hovering around 2 C with a bit of rain throughout the day.

Fog has been persistent throughout the weekend with Environment Canada issuing a fog warning from Highway 3 on Saturday morning.

DriveBC is reporting patches of fog along Highway 3 on Saturday, Jan. 7, between Keremeos and Osoyoos.

The warning is in effect for 70.1 kilometres, from Keremeos to Wagon Wheel Road, 20 kilometres east of Osoyoos.

READ MORE: Fog warning for 70 km stretch from Keremeos to Osoyoos

On Friday, Jan. 6, multiple crashes were reported on Highway 97 near Summerland because of black ice conditions.

Monique Tamminga

About the Author: Monique Tamminga

Monique brings 20 years of award-winning journalism experience to the role of editor at the Penticton Western News. Of those years, 17 were spent working as a senior reporter and acting editor with the Langley Advance Times.
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