Wet Veterans' week ahead for the Okanagan

OKANAGAN - As temperatures continue to cool off in the Okanagan, there is at least a chance of snow or rain every day this week for the region.

Environment Canada is calling for temperatures to be at or slightly above seasonal normals most of the week, while overnight lows will be just below normal most nights.

In Vernon, highs of 3 Celsius to 5 C are expected today, Nov. 9, through Thursday, with a high of 8 C expected Friday. Overnight forecasters are calling for lows of -1 C to -3 C Monday through Wednesday and an overnight low of just 3 C on Thursday.

In Kelowna and Penticton, highs of 7 C or 8 C are expected to start and end the week, with temperatures closer to seasonal normals of 5 C in between. Overnight lows should range from -1 C to -3 C Monday through Wednesday with a low of 3 C expected Thursday night.

The weather office is calling for a high of 4 C throughout the region on Remembrance Day, along with cloud cover and a 60 per cent chance of flurries.

The rest of the week is expected to be similar, with a chance of showers this morning and then a chance of flurries expected beginning Tuesday night. Mother Nature will then shift to a chance of showers on Thursday and Friday.

Seasonal normal temperatures at this time of year are a high of 5 C and a low of 0 C.

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