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Grumpy Mother Nature grips southern B.C.
By The Canadian Press
VANCOUVER - A rock slide that severed Highway 3 near Keremeos, B.C., has been cleared, but conditions along the route are expected to remain wet, with up to 10 centimetres of snow forecast along the route.
Warnings of up to 20 millimetres of rain have been issued for several areas including for the Boundary, Kootenay Lake, West Kootenay and Elk Valley regions.
The nasty weather follows a weekend of downpours across the south coast and central interior, with rainfall records set in several locations, including White Rock, where 83 millimetres of rain came down Sunday.
All the rain has prompted the River Forecast Centre to issue a high streamflow advisory for the southern interior, covering waterways in the Okanagan and Shuswap.
The advisory applies to small and medium-sized watersheds including Mission Creek near Kelowna, the Salmon River near Falkland and the region from Salmon Arm to Sicamous.
A slide and flooding washed out a north Okanagan road just east of Enderby on Friday, cutting power and stranding hundreds of residents, but power was restored Saturday.