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July 23, 2014: Shuswap Lake News and Commentary
The thunderstorm came quickly and with strong winds and heavy rain in the late Wednesday afternoon. Even it lasted only a few minutes, trees have been tipped over and lots of branches got caught by the power lines.
There was a total power outage in Sicamous which lasted well into the night. Highway 97A south was closed due to trees having been fallen into the power lines. A occurrences have been observed in other residential areas as well. There was also wide-spread power failure in Salmon Arm.
Rescue services and ambulance has been rushing out to the lake for reasons not yet known at this point. Most roads are still covered by tree branches and leaves.
More rain is expected this Thursday before the weather will turn back to sunny and dry. The weather alert for the Shuswap has been lifted.
Storm Damage, Sicamous, July 23:       View Pictures

Mara Lake Turbidity Readings for 2014-07-03:   3.06 NTU

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Last Lake Measurements
  Date: July 23, 2014
  Lake Level: 347.240 m 1139.24 ft.
  1-Day Change: -4.9 cm -1.9 in.
  Water Temp.: 20.6 °C 69 F
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  Day Low: 17.2 °C 63 F
  Day High: 26.5 °C 80 F
  Next Update: July 24, 2014
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Campfire Ban
A campfire ban is now in effect for the Shuswap region. For more details visit www.bcwildfire.ca.
( CSRD Salmon Arm - 2014-07-16, 3 pm )  

El Nino 2014 News
A new report has been released from the UN World Meteorological Organization, indicating a high potential for an El Nino event close to the peak of the runoff this year. If those weather models are correct, the Shuswap region may see increased rain periods similar to 2012 during the peak of the runoff, followed by another hot and dry summer.
Source: WMO Report  

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