(Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

(Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Fire danger rating at 5 for most of the Okanagan

Be safe and stay cool this B.C. long weekend

Going into the B.C. long weekend, the fire danger ratings have been upgraded to a ‘five’ for the majority of the Okanagan.

A five means there is an extreme chance of fire in the area.

Most of the weather source stations are already at a five or predict to be at a five over the course of the weekend.

Temperatures around the Okanagan are expected to reach as high as 39C this weekend with little-to-no precipitation until Monday.

For the full list of weather station and their fire danger ratings, click here.

Stay cool, be safe, and be smart this weekend.

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