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Okanagan weather for this week: Bring on the rain

An aerial fight for territory over a North Okanagan orchard this weekend.
May 09, 2016 - 8:30 AM

OKANAGAN - Along with temperatures reaching the mid-20s, Okanagan gardens could happily be soaking up some rain this week.

Environment Canada is calling for a high of 19 Celsius, today, May 9, in Kelowna and Vernon, with temperatures expected to stay within a couple degrees of the seasonal normal of 18 C through much of the week. Slightly warmer temperatures of 24 C are expected Friday.

In Penticton, a high of 21 C is in the forecast for today and a high of 23 C tomorrow. Highs are expected to be near the seasonal normal of 18 C Wednesday and Thursday before climbing back up to 24 C for Friday.

Overnight lows are expected to dip to 4 C in the North and Central Okanagan today but then stay above the seasonal normal of 5 C the rest of the week. In the South Okanagan a low of 5 C is expected tonight and 7 C to 8 C the rest of the week.

A mix of sun and cloud is expected throughout the week, along with a chance of rain today, Wednesday and Thursday.

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