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Bitter cold to start the week in Kamloops

Kamloops will experience some bitterly cold temperatures to start the week.
February 04, 2019 - 11:10 AM

KAMLOOPS - It’s time to dig out your parka this week as Kamloops continues to experience arctic air.

Environment Canada says clouds and flurries this morning, Feb. 4, will give way to a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon, but windy conditions and temperatures are creating a frostbite risk, with a predicted wind chill of -29 Celsius this morning and -23 C this afternoon. Today’s daytime high is expected to only reach -14 C.

The frostbite risk continues this evening with a low of -18 C and a wind chill of -27 C.

Tomorrow will be a mainly sunny day but very cold conditions are expected to persist with a high of -12 C and wind chills at -25 C in the morning and -18 C in the afternoon. Tomorrow night will be clear with a low of -18 C.

Temperatures begin to moderate a little on Wednesday with a high of -8 C under sunny skies, and an overnight low of -14 C.

Clouds are expected to move in on Thursday, with a 40 per cent chance of flurries and a high of -7 C.

Snow is in the forecast overnight Thursday and Friday, with a low of - 9 C and a Friday high of -7 C.

Normal temperatures at this time of year in Kamloops are highs of 2 C and lows of -5 C.

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