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Rainy weather to continue this week in the Okanagan

February 29, 2016 - 8:57 AM

OKANAGAN - With temperatures staying above seasonal normals most days, and at least a chance of rain every day, this week is shaping up to be another one full of spring-like weather.

Environment Canada is calling for a high of 8 to 9 Celsius across the region today, Feb. 29, which is several degrees above the seasonal normal high temperature of 6 C. The week will continue to warm up, with a high of 11 C in the forecast by the end of the week.

Overnight lows are expected to be at least five degrees above the seasonal normal low of -2 C every night this week, with lows of 2 C in the forecast for most nights.

Showers are expected to end this morning in the Vernon and Kelowna areas, with a chance of showers also expected later today and overnight throughout the region. Showers are in the forecast to continue Tuesday, followed by cloudy skies and a chance of showers every day for the rest of the week.

A mix of snow and rain hit many Interior highways overnight, leaving a mix of compact snow, water pooling, blowing snow, slushy sections and slippery sections, according to Drive B.C. Heavy snow or strong crosswinds and blowing snow are also being reported in some areas.

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

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