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Warm but dreary week ahead in the Okanagan

February 15, 2016 - 8:30 AM

OKANAGAN - The mercury is expected to flirt with double digits this week but your enjoyment of the warmer temperatures could be dampened by cloudy skies and at least a chance of rain every day.

Environment Canada is calling for a high of 5 Celsius in Vernon today, Feb. 15, while Kelowna and Penticton are expected to reach 8 C. Temperature highs are expected to range from 7 C to 9 C the rest of the week throughout the valley while overnight lows should range from 1 C to 4 C.

Along with the above normal temperatures, seasonal normals range from a high of 3 C to a low of -3 C this time of year, you can expect at least a chance of showers during the day today, along with showers overnight. Tuesday is expected to be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers overnight followed by showers on Wednesday and Thursday while Friday brings cloud cover with a chance of showers.

For those people hitting the highways this morning, expect slushy and slippery sections on many Southern Interior highways, along with sections of fog and debris on the road. A snowfall warning has also been issued for Highway 3

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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