Update: Some Central Okanagan outages restored, over 3,000 still in the dark

A power outage in West Kelowna has affected over 3,000 customers. (BC Hydro)A power outage in West Kelowna has affected over 3,000 customers. (BC Hydro)
1353 Fortis BC customers in Kelowna are without power. (Fortis BC)1353 Fortis BC customers in Kelowna are without power. (Fortis BC)

Update 1:55 p.m.

Just 11 Fortis BC customers in Kelowna remain without power. It appears the Pridham-Bankhead area outage, affecting 1353, has been restored.

As of 1:33 p.m., 2761 BC Hydro customers in West Kelowna are still without power. An additional 491 just south are also still without power.

For more details visit Bchydro.com.

Original:

Weather may be the cause of power outages across the Central Okanagan.

In Kelowna, 1353 FortisBC customers in the Pridham-Bankhead area are without power due to an outage which started at 11:15 (Oct. 23). An additional 11 are affected just north off Valley Rd.

In West Kelowna, 3294 BC Hydro customers in the Westbank area are affected by a large outage which started at 11:06 a.m.

A crew has been assigned to the problem, which is under investigation.

Nearby just west of there, another 491 customers are without power. A crew has also been assigned to this outage.

READ MORE: Your photos: Okanagan’s first snowfall

READ MORE: Multi-vehicle incident closes Coquihalla Highway in both directions

Do you have something to add to this story, or something else we should report on? Email: phil.mclachlan@kelownacapnews.com


 

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