RDOS captures an image of the ice forming along the Similkameen River – Penticton News

Aerial view of ice formation

The Okanagan-Similkameen Regional District took aerial photos of the Similkameen River on Wednesday to get an idea of ​​the ice building along the Similkameen River.

Crews were sent by helicopter and discovered ice forming near mobile homes out of Keremeos, checked Eastgate through to Princeton and found ice forming near Highway 3.

Evacuation alarms were sent out by the RDOS on Wednesday afternoon for five properties near Keremeos and Princeton, in preparation for the possibility of an ice stop causing floods.

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