Power outages are being reported in and around Salmon Arm as a windstorm makes its way through the region.
According to BC Hydro, approximately 272 customers in Canoe lost power around 4:43 p.m. Around the same time, 96 hydro customers lost power north of Grandview Bench Road. At 5:25 p.m., power went out for residents south of Grandview Bench Road. Less than five hydro customers in the 1100 block of Salmon River Road lost power at 5:31 p.m.
BC Hydro reported 372 customers along Sunnybrae Canoe Point Road lost power at 5:37 p.m. Around the same time, power went down for 648 customers along Highway 97A south of Sicamous.
For each of these incidents, BC Hydro reported the cause was under investigation.
A special weather report issued Monday, Nov. 15 by Environment Canada stated the Shuswap would experience winds of up to 70 kilometres an hour during the evening.
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