June 25, 2013 - 9:02 AM
KAMLOOPS – Summer is set to officially make an appearance by the end the week as temperatures in the range of 30 C will be coupled with sun just in time for the Canada Day long weekend.
By June 24 we had easily surpassed the normal rainfall amounts of 35.2 mm in Kamloops with a total of around 50 mm. More than 26 mm fell just between June 19-20 and another 11 mm fell Monday, June 24. Though rainfall records were not broken in Kamloops during the heavy rainfall the Shuswap and Vernon both saw record amounts last week.
Though today is forecast to be only 20 C with a 40 per cent chance of rain and/or thunderstorms this afternoon and tomorrow is also calling for a 40 per cent chance of showers with highs of 24 C we are expected to get just above normal by Thursday.
Saturday through Monday temperatures are expected to soar into the low to middle 30s with a high of 34 C expected for Canada Day Monday.
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