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Weekend heat could set new records in the Okanagan

Looking out over Okanagan Lake this week.
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June 03, 2016 - 8:30 AM

OKANAGAN - If you’ve missed temperatures soaring into the mid-30s you’re in luck, we have several days of the high temperatures in store for us.

While Environment Canada is calling for a high of 28 Celsius today, June 3, throughout the valley, temperatures are expected to be above the 30 C mark Saturday through Tuesday. Tomorrow temperatures are forecast to hit at least 31 C and on Sunday a high of 36 C is expected. The beginning of the week temperatures of 34 C and 30 C are expected before cooling back off to temperatures in the high-20s.

The seasonal normal high for this time of year is 22 C and record highs range from roughly 33 C to 36 C for June 4 through June 7.

Overnight temperatures are also expected to remain above the seasonal normal of 10 C, with lows varying from 11 C tonight to just 16 C Sunday night.

Just in case the extreme heat is not enough for you, you can also expect sunshine all weekend.

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