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Heat returning to the Okanagan by end of week

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April 04, 2016 - 8:49 AM

OKANAGAN - The heat will return to the Southern Interior later this week, after a blip of near normal temperatures early in the week.

After record and near record weather over the past week temperatures are finally returning to near normal today and tomorrow but should be back up to the mid-20s by the end of the week.

Environment Canada is calling for highs of 11 Celsius to 13 C today, April 4, through the valley, followed by a high of 14 C tomorrow. The rest of the week is forecast to be in the 20s, culminating with a high of 24 C on Friday. The seasonal normal high temperature for this time of year is 13 C.

Overnight lows are also expected be above the seasonal normal of 2 C this week, beginning with lows of 4 C tonight and 2 C Tuesday night. By Thursday night the low is expected to be just 6 C.

The skies will reflect the temperatures, with periods of rain this morning followed by a chance of showers this afternoon and evening. Increasing cloudiness is expected Tuesday and then sunny skies are in the forecast for the rest of the week.


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