EOC watching shifting weather conditions, ensuring resources ready

Service Announcement

With shifting weather patterns, the City of Penticton Emergency Operations Centre continues to assess monitor water levels in Okanagan Lake. 

Warmer temperatures are forecast for the start of this week, while sporadic showers remain a possibility. Lake levels continues to rise and are expected to for the immediate future. 

The EOC will monitor incoming weather and its impacts on the lake, including wind gusts and wave action on the shoreline. Lake levels still remain below 2017's flood levels, and is still below 2020. 

The City of Penticton EOC, with assistance from BC Wildfire Crews, have filled 10,000 sandbags to be deployed as needed. As well, staff are ensuring resources are in place to take quick action if the situation changes significantly.