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Pemberton this morning—Wednesday, September 20

Downton Lake wildfire has swelled to 9565 hectares, Spetch Creek blaze triggers evacuation alert
Highway 99 through Pemberton at Portage Road, looking south. Sept. 20, 2023.

Skies have cleared, but temperature-wise it feels more like fall than summer. Here is your Pemberton roads and weather outlook for Wednesday, September 20. Be sure to check your favourite weather app for up-to-the-minute info.

Expect a high of 19 C today with party cloudy conditions.

The BC Wildfire Service reports that the Downton Lake wildfire has grown to 9,565 hectares. Meanwhile, the Spetch Creek fire is burning at 410 hectares. An evacuation alert has been issued for properties near Gates Lake.

DriveBC shows no major incidents on the Sea to Sky Highway

Take care out there, and check back with Pique Newsmagazine for all the latest Sea to Sky news. 

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