UPDATE: Power restored to 311 customers in Likely, where temperature sits at -29C

BC Hydro crews completed the work in the afternoon

UDPATE: 3:40 p.m.

Power has been restored to all 311 BC Hydro customers.

UPDATE: 12:23 p.m.

Power is expected to be restored by 2:30 p.m.

Original story

BC Hydro crews are responding to a power outage in the Likely area Tuesday morning where the temperature is -32C at 11 a.m.

Currently 311 customers are without power from Likely to Keithley Creek.

The BC Hydro website notes the power has been off since 8:52 a.m. and crews are on scene.

Read More: School buses cancelled in all Cariboo communities, Puntzi Mountain records temperature of -47.5C

There is an extreme cold weather warning throughout the Interior.

Environment Canada warns frostbite can occur within minutes.


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