Heat brings new records to Cache Creek and Clinton, Kamloops just shy
Cooling off at the Riverside water park in Kamloops.
(BRENDAN KERGIN / iNFOnews.ca)
June 07, 2016 - 7:07 AM
KAMLOOPS - With a high in the mid-30s yesterday we came close to setting another new high temperature record in Kamloops but fell just short.
Environment Canada is reporting a high of 35.3 Celsius in Kamloops for yesterday, June 7, just shy of the 36.1 C previously recorded by the weather office in 1970 and 1977 at several stations.
The weather office reported a new record of 36 C in Kamloops for June 5 and temperatures will continue to drop slightly today, with a high of 33 C in the forecast. Temperatures are expected drop to the mid-20s for the rest of the week, along with winds gusting up to 50 kilometres per hour beginning Wednesday evening.
With a high of 36.5 C yesterday, Cache Creek also set a new record, as did Clinton, at 29.3 C. Kelowna, Osoyoos, Penticton and Vernon also set new records yesterday.
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