Okanagan Lake continued its rise overnight.
Environment Canada says Lake reached 343.08 at 7 a.m. this morning.
That`s a 1.7 centimetre rise since early yesterday morning.
Residents and visitors to the region are reminded to leave flood protection measures in place and bolster them in preparation for high water and possible windy conditions.
Environment Canada’s forecast for the next few days includes a change from hot, sunny conditions to rain and wind by Tuesday evening and into Wednesday.
The City of Vernon is continuing to monitor rising lake levels.
Sandbags and sand for emergency flooding can be picked up at the following locations:
Outside Operations main entrance off of Pleasant Valley Rd
4005 Pleasant Valley Rd
Corner of Okanagan Ave and Okanagan Landing Rd (across from Marshall Fields)
Okanagan Hills Blvd and Bella Vista Rd. intersection (entrance to the Rise community)
8974 Okanagan Landing Road
Picture – Kin Beach midsection