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Penticton breaks warm weather record

The view of Okanagan Lake in Penticton from the South Okanagan Sailing Association's webcam, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015.
Image Credit: Screen shot/South Okanagan Sailing Association webcam
February 09, 2015 - 1:34 PM

KAMLOOPS – The spring-like weather continues for Penticton with a record high temperature on Sunday, Feb. 8.

The mercury rose to 13 C, breaking the old record of 11.1 C on the same day in 1945, according to Environment Canada’s website.

To put things into perspective, the normal high for his time of year is only 2 C.

The meteorologists are calling for the warmer-than-normal temperatures for the next seven days.

Alas, no sign of sunshine in the forecast with a cloudy sky forecast for the next week.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander at halexander@infonews.ca or call 250-491-0331. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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