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Hot start to August in Kamloops

A mix of heat and rain is expected this week.
August 04, 2015 - 9:30 AM

KAMLOOPS - It was a hot and sunny August long weekend in Kamloops but expect things will cool off a bit during the week.

Temperatures easily soared to the mid-30s every day this past weekend and while today, Aug. 4, will see the mercury hit seasonal normals things will cool off for a couple of days mid-week.

Environment Canada is calling for a high of 29 Celsius today but a high of only 21 C tomorrow and 22 C Thursday. Temperatures will again warm up to 30 C by Saturday.

Along with the cooler temperatures will come at least a chance of rain. There is a 30 per cent chance this afternoon and evening, along with a risk of thunderstorms. Tomorrow will be much the same and on Thursday there is a 70 per cent chance of showers. We can expect a mix of sun and cloud heading into the weekend.

According to the weather office the average high temperature recorded in July was 31 C, with an extreme high of 38.6 C recorded on July 9. Just 7.2 millimetres of rain recorded at the airport weather station during July.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Jennifer Stahn at jstahn@infonews.ca or call 250-819-3723. To contact an editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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