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A little bit of everything weather-wise in the Okanagan this week

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February 20, 2017 - 10:35 AM

KELOWNA - Expect some cloud, some showers and maybe some flurries in the Okanagan this week.

Today, Feb. 20, we’re expecting a high of 6 Celsius with mainly cloudy skies and a 40 per cent chance of showers or wet flurries, according to Environment Canada. Tonight should get down to around the freezing mark, with cloudy skies and a continued chance of showers or wet flurries.

Tomorrow will be essentially the same, with a high again roughly 6 C and mainly cloudy skies, though some sun should peak through. The possibility of showers or wet flurries will remain through the day and night. Overnight temperatures will drop to -4 C.

Wednesday will be a little cooler, with a high of 4 C predicted, a mix of sun and cloud and a continued chance of showers. Temperatures will fall to -3 C at night, with a chance of showers remaining.

Thursday will be very similar, with a mix of sun and cloud and high of 4 C and a 30 per cent of showers. That night we’ll see a low of -4 C.

Friday should be the same, with cloud, a chance of showers and high of 5 C, followed by -4 C at night and a continued chance of showers.

The weekend is looking similar, with highs of 5 C, a low of -4 C and cloud cover, though precipitation isn’t currently forecast.

The seasonally normal temperatures in the Okanagan are highs of 4 C and lows of -4 C.

All major highways are open to the coast and Albertan border, though Drive B.C. does list some warnings due to low visibility and slippery sections on Highways 1, 3 and 5 currently. Check their website for most up to date conditions.


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