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More high temperature records could fall in the Okanagan this week

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May 02, 2016 - 8:45 AM

OKANAGAN - With temperatures expected to soar well above seasonal normals, new record temperatures could be set throughout the valley this week.

Environment Canada is calling for highs of 28 Celsius today, May 2, which would put several communities within striking distance of a new record. The lowest high is expected to occur mid-week, when a high of 22 C is forecast, but with highs of 30 C in the forecast, should be back in to record territory for the weekend.

The seasonal normal high for this time of year is 18 C.

Overnight lows are also expected to be above seasonal normals of 5 C all week. Tonight is expected to be the coolest, with a low of 7 C in the forecast for much of the valley. The rest of the week is expected to drop to just 11 C or 12 C overnight.

Sunny skies are expected today but cloud will begin to roll in Tuesday. Wednesday and Thursday expect cloudy skies with a chance of rain. Friday the clouds are expected to begin rolling out again.


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