Electoral Area B

(includes Pavilion, Texas Creek, Yalakom, Seton Portage)

EVACUATION ALERT RESCIND for the Electoral Area B Downton Creek Area

Based on consultation with the British Columbia Wildfire Service, the Squamish-Lillooet
Regional District has assessed that the potential danger to life and health due to wildfire has
subsided to the degree that the current Evacuation Alert is no longer required.
Effective September 20th, 2022, at 15:30 HRS, the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District
has RESCINDED the Evacuation Alert applying to the following area:

EVACUATION ALERT For the Downton Creek Area – DOWNTON CREEK AREA

Effective September 5, 2022 18:00 HRS

An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District.

The Downton Creek Fire (K71717), which was discovered on August 31st 2022, approximately 15 km south of Lillooet in the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District is currently burning out of control. The BC Wildfire Service is responding.

Because of the potential danger to life and health, the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District has issued an Evacuation Alert for the following areas:

Travel Advisory for Highway 12

Travel Advisory for Highway 12

BC Highway 12 is closed between Lillooet and Lytton, approximately 36 kilometres south of Lillooet, due to debris flow across the road. Geotechnical investiation underway. No estimated time of reopening. Please watch for traffic control at both ends of Highway 12 (Lytton and Lillooet) until the issue is resolved and cleared.

Please monitor www.DriveBC.ca for latest road condition updates.

Electoral Area A, B, C and D Regional Parks and Regional Trails Service Establishing Bylaws

Electoral Area A, B, C and D – respective Regional Parks and Regional Trails Service Establishing Bylaws

Summary

A Request for Decision was considered at the SLRD Electoral Area Directors (EAD) Committee meeting, May 11, 2022 and the SLRD Board meeting, May 25, 2022, regarding regional parks and regional trails service establishing bylaws. The four bylaws were created to provide each electoral area director with a service that is specific to their respective areas.

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Fraser Canyon - north including Lillooet

Environment Canada has issued a weather watch for Lillooet and surrounding areas.

Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings and break branches off trees. Intense lightning is likely with any thunderstorm that develops. Heavy downpours are likely to cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

Air Quality Advisory issued for Fraser Canyon - North Including Lillooet, B.C.

Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement issued for: Fraser Canyon - north including Lillooet, B.C. (083110)
Issued at 2022-07-15 19:03

Current details: Smoky Skies Bulletin — July 15, 2022

The regions of BC below are being impacted or are likely to be impacted by wildfire smoke over the next 24-48 hours:

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