Note from the SLRD: The Information Bulletin below from the Kamloops Fire Centre was issued on Friday, May 11. Effective at noon on Tuesday, May 15 Category 2 and Category 3 open fires will be restricted at elevations below 1,200 metres throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre, including the Lillooet Fire Zone. The prohibition does not ban campfires (0.5 m high x 0.5 m wide or smaller), and does not apply to cooking stoves that use gas, propane or briquettes.
Note from the SLRD: The Information Bulletin below was shared by the BC Wildfire Service. While the prescribed burn is taking place in the Hat Creek area (Thompson-Nicola Regional District), smoke from the fire may be visible from parts of SLRD Area B and the District of Lillooet.
May 3, 2018
Note from the SLRD: The Snowfall warning below was issued by Environment Canada just before 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 16. This follows a Special Weather Statement which was issued earlier today. The Warning includes all of SLRD Electoral Areas A and B as well as the District of Lillooet. Driving conditions throughout the northern SLRD - including the Duffey Lake Road (Hwy 99) could be hazardous due to heavy snowfall and reduced visibility.
The SLRD is holding a Public Hearing to consider and discuss several planning matters, as noted below. Please click on the links to learn more about each of these projects.
Update: December 19 (10 am) - The Special Weather Statement for the Fraser Canyon - north has ended.
Note from the SLRD: The Special Weather Statement below was issued by Environment Canada and impacts Areas A and B of the SLRD, as well as the District of Lillooet.
...Significant snow storm Tuesday...
...Colder after Thursday...
The weather will become very wintery across the Southern Interior this week.
The holiday schedule for solid waste facilities managed by the SLRD is as follows:
Closed Sunday December 24th, Monday December 25th, Tuesday December 26th, and Monday January 1st.
Open Tuesday January 2nd and regular hours for all other days.
Pemberton Transfer Station:
Closed Monday December 25th, Tuesday December 26th, and Monday January 1st.
UPDATE, November 2nd 4:15 PDT: The Special Weather Statement has ended.
A Special Weather Statement has been issued for Fraser Canyon, including the District of Lillooet and SLRD Areas A and B.
An arctic front moving across the southwest interior on Thursday is expected to bring snow and precipitation.
The statement from Environment Canada is below.
Effective at 5pm on Friday, October 13th, 2017, Category 2 and Category 3 open fires will again be permitted throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre. This area includes Electoral Area A and Electoral Area B. The restriction has been lifted due to a decreased wildfire risk in the region. Please note, per a release from the District of Lillooet, the Open Burning restriction will not be lifted within the municipality until October 15.
Note from the SLRD: The Information Bulletin below was released on Friday, September 22 and impacts SLRD Electoral Areas A and B, and the District of Lillooet, as these areas are found within the Lillooet Fire Zone of the Kamloops Fire Centre.