Multiple power outages in the South Cariboo

1,500+ customers affected in Forest Grove, Canim Lake area

UPDATE (3:55 p.m.): More areas throughout the South Cariboo are experiencing power outages due to the harsh winds.

Areas can be found on the BC Hydro outage map.

UPDATE (11:00 a.m.): According to BC Hydro more areas are being affected by the power outage, including approximately 301 customers near Sheridan Lake, east of Thomas Road and South of Little Fort Highway 24.

More than 400 customers are experiencing outages in the Green Lake area and a total of 20 customers in Clinton.

More information to come.

ORIGINAL (9 a.m.): Power outages are once again affecting the South Cariboo.

A special weather statement was issued for the area last night with winds expected to gust up to 80 km/h.

RELATED: Special weather statement issued for Interior; strong winds, rain expected Thursday night

A windstorm also left many customers without power on Tuesday.

RELATED: UPDATE: BC hydro crews working to restore power after windstorm Tuesday

In the Canim Lake and Forest grove area, 1,600 are out of power, according to BC Hydro The cause of that outage is under investigation. Another 20 customers are without power south-east of Kelly Lake Road near Clinton. A further 269 customers are out of power near Lac La Hache around the Sprout Lake Road area.

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