Brace yourself: Cooler temperatures are on the way for North Thompson

NORTH THOMPSON - A cold snap is expected to touch down in the North Thompson and breeze through the central interior before moving onwards to Eastern B.C. according to Environment Canada.

Cold dry air from the Arctic is currently hovering over Northern B.C. with snow and freezing rain forecast in the Peace region. Those cooler temperatures will begin to head south on Sunday.

Cool temperatures are expected to hit interior areas by Tuesday, which will drop temperatures five to ten degrees below seasonal normals. In Clearwater a high of only -2 Celsius is forecast for Tuesday, the seasonal normal is 3 C.

Kamloops will also see cooler weather after a weekend of above-normal temperatures, though it is only expected to drop a few degrees below the seasonal normal of 6 C. 

The cold snap is expected to last until the end of next week. 

To contact a reporter for this story, email Glynn Brothen at or call 250-319-7494. To contact an editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

— This story was updated at 6:28 p.m. with additional details.

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