Smoky skies bulletin issued for South Okanagan, Similkameen

Smoky skies bulletin

A smoky skies bulletin has been issued for the Similkameen and South Okanagan.

The warning was issued Wednesday, which will be in effect until the next bulletin issued by the provincial government Thursday.

The regions are being impacted by or are likely to be impacted by wildfire smoke in the next 24 to 48 hours.

People with pre-existing health conditions, respiratory infections such as COVID-19, older adults, pregnant women and infants, children, and sensitive individuals are more likely to experience health effects from smoke exposure.

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