Van Dyk said the people in the nearly 3,700 properties under alert will all have a place to go should that change to an order. Select a destination to see more weather parameters. In the meantime, RDOS information officer Erick Thompson is reminding the public that both the evacuation alert and evacuation order areas are closed to the public. Pandosy Map showing location of Penticton (49.48062, -119.58584). The City of Penticton has 3,669 properties on evacuation alert in the south end of the city, while the RDOS has Upper Carmi residents also on alert. There are normally 9 hours of bright sunshine each day in Penticton in August - that's 61% of daylight hours. Get the monthly weather forecast for Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, including daily high/low, historical averages, to help you plan ahead. Rank 3 fire behaviour is described as organized surface flame front, moderate rate of spread, vigorous surface fire. RDOS information officer Erick Thompson said they are "trying to contact" the homeowner of a property gutted by the wildfire in the upper part of Heritage Hills and hope to have that happen "within the next hour or two.". Weather ☀ ⛅ Penticton ☀ ⛅ August ☀ ⛅ Information on temperature, sunshine hours, water temperature & rainfall in August for Penticton. Latitude: 49°27'45.000" N. Longitude: 119°36'08.000" W. Elevation: 344.40 m. Climate ID: 1126146 . The fire on the east side of Skaha Lake, was fairly quiet overnight but forecasted winds may create challenges this afternoon. Wildfire Service says the Christie Mountain wildfire between Penticton and Okanagan Falls is still listed at 1,400 hectares. As the afternoon progresses fire activity is expected to increase due to the heat. The home is in the upper area of the Heritage Hills development and appears completely gutted. Thanks to all those in the community who have offered words of support.”. Find out more about our data sources. The B.C. Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Penticton in August 2021. Christie Mountain wildfire is now estimated at 1,400 hectares and wildfire activity is expected to increase as the heat of the day goes on. Ground personnel will be supported by 10 helicopters and four water tenders throughout the day today. KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA Current Station Operator: NAVCAN. He also urges boats on Skaha Lake to stay well clear of the east side of the lake to allow water skimmers to do their work. Four water tenders continue to shuttle water to help with suppression efforts," BCWS said online. Jul Tonight. Health, Covid-19 'Deadly Mistake': Don't confuse CO poisoning with COVID this winter. No other additional information was released in an online update posted by BCWS shortly before 5:30 p.m. Three-hundred-nineteen properties in the Heritage Hills neighbourhood remain evacuated. In an update shortly before 9 p.m., the BCWS said the Christie Mountain wildfire is still estimated at 1,400 hectares in size. "We've already been in contact with the District of Summerland and [CAO Anthony Haddad] sent over a list of facilities in addition to the Trade and Convention Centre, the SOEC," Van Dyk said. Apr Select a month to view Penticton sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. Expected winds of up to 60 km-h today have fire officials concerned as it could push the fire back towards Penticton. Naramata The fire is burning in difficult rocky sloped terrain with limited access points for ground crews. Merritt Weather Radar. Jan The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. Poor visibility limited the use of fixed wing aircraft to the sections of the fire with better visibility,” said an update from fire information officer Nicole Bonnett. Current conditions and forecasts including 7 day outlook, daily high/low temperature, warnings, chance of precipitation, pressure, humidity/wind chill (when applicable) historical data, normals, record values and sunrise/sunset times “The fire is burning in difficult rocky sloped terrain with limited access points for ground crews and heavy equipment. Find the most current and reliable 14 day weather forecasts, storm alerts, reports and information for Penticton, BC, CA with The Weather Network. “The fire is burning in difficult rocky sloped terrain with limited access points for ground crews and heavy equipment. Like the adjacent Skaha Bluff’s Provincial Park, the winery is closed, owner John Skinner told Glacier Media on Wednesday afternoon. Eighty-six provincial firefighters were on site Wednesday supported by nine helicopters. (Story by Russ Byth). Maximum temperature yesterday: 5 °C (at 13:00)Minimum temperature yesterday: 1 °C (at 03:00)Average temperature yesterday: 3 °C, Note: Actual official high and low records may vary slightly from our data, if they occured in-between our weather recording intervals... More about our weather records, © Time and Date AS 1995–2020.