Seven properties along McDougall Creek in West Kelowna have been put on evacuation alert.
Six of the properties are on Hitchner Road with one on Jennens Road.
The Central Okanagan Regional District says the notice is due to a significant increase in the levels and flow on McDougall Creek.
The properties under evacuation alert include:
“3974 Hitchner Rd
“3982 Hitchner Rd
“3990 Hitchner Rd
“4010 Hitchner Rd
“4030 Hitchner Rd
“4040 Hitchner Rd
“1860 Jennens Rd
Residents in the area are advised to be ready to leave their home at a moment’s notice. They should be prepared to be away from their home for an extended period of time, make arrangements for pets and pack essential items such as medicines and important documents.
A local State of Emergency has been put in place for West Kelowna to allow crews access to private properties so they can proactively place flood protection measures along creeks.