Still waiting for our Okanagan summer
By Kim Anderson
Rain falls on a vineyard overlooking Skaha Lake.
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July 15, 2016 - 9:51 AM
OKANAGAN - Those waiting on the Okanagan summer to start may have to keep being patient because Environment Canada forecasts more rain this weekend.
It starts today, Friday, July 15 and is expected to continue until Sunday.
Today will likely be cold and wet. There are projected highs of 18 Celsius in Kelowna and Vernon and 20 C in Penticton. Environment Canada is calling for 10 mm of rain with a chance of evening thunderstorms. It'll likely be a gusty one in Penticton as winds of 20 km/h are expected for this afternoon and evening.
There is a 40 per cent chance that we'll see afternoon rain on Saturday. There are predicted highs of 22 C in Kelowna and Vernon and 23 C in Penticton, with evening lows of 12 C across the Okanagan.
Unfortunately, there should be more of the same for Sunday. As of today, there is a predicted high of 24 C, lows of 12 C and showers across the board.
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