A wet start to the week in the Okanagan

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OKANAGAN - A wet start to the week in the Okanagan, but by Wednesday, the weather will improve dramatically.

Environment Canada is calling for cloudy skies and a few showers today, Sept. 19, with the risk of a thunderstorm this evening in the Vernon and Kelowna. We are looking for a high today of around 19 Celsius in the North and South Okanagan. There is a 60 per cent chance of showers overnight with a low of about 6 C.

No thunderstorms in the forecast for Penticton today. It will be a mainly cloudy day, with a few showers, a brisk wind from the north and a high of 20. There's a 60 per cent chance of showers this evening, then partly cloudy overnight, the wind becoming light with the low down to 5 C.

Highs should reach the 16 C mark in the Okanagan tomorrow. Kelowna and Vernon have a 40 per cent chance of rain. In Penticton expect a mix of sun and cloud with the wind becoming north at 20 kilometres per hour in the afteroon.  

The weather dries out on Wednesday up and down the valley, with sunshine and a high of around 16 C.

The forcast calls for sunny skies on Thursday and Friday, with a high of 18 C on Thursday and a high of 21 on Friday.

Normal temperatures for this time of year are highs of 19 C and lows of 8 C.


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