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Warm weather sticking around just a bit longer in Kamloops

It could be a warm and muddy weekend in Kamloops.
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December 11, 2015 - 8:45 AM

KAMLOOPS - It seems our stretch of well-above seasonal normal temperatures is coming to an end, but we still have a few warmer days ahead of us.

Environment Canada is calling for a high of 4 Celsius today, Dec. 11. Temperature highs and lows are expected to range from 0 C to 5 C over the weekend but will likely stay below seasonal normal highs of 0 C early next week.

Along with the above-normal temperatures we can expect a mix of sun and cloud today followed by a chance of showers and winds gusting up to 50 kilometres per hour beginning late Saturday afternoon. A chance of showers will persist Sunday.

Up at Sun Peaks five centimetres of snow has fallen in the last 24 hours, for a total mid-mountain snow depth of 103 cm, and temperatures are expected to hit as high as -4 C over the weekend.

Drive B.C. is reporting compact snow along with slushy and slippery sections on many Interior highways this morning.

The avalanche risk at all alpine levels in the Interior are at a considerable risk according to Avalanche Canada, while the below treeline levels of the North and South Columbia ranges are also a considerable risk. By Sunday all levels of the Columbias are expected to be a considerable risk while the above treeline level of the Kootenay Boundary will likely increase to considerable by Sunday.

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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