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Cold temperatures and cloudy skies expected New Year's Eve

Overlooking the South Thompson River today, Dec. 26.
December 26, 2017 - 11:46 AM

KAMLOOPS - It looks like fresh snow and cold temperatures are in store for Kamloops this week before things heat up for the new year.

Snowfall is not predicted on New Year's Day, however, Environment Canada is forecasting fresh snow and increasingly warmer weather leading up to the day.

The forecast calls for a mainly cloudy day today, Dec. 26, becoming a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon and a high of -11 Celsius. It should become cloudy this evening with a 60 per cent chance of flurries overnight and a low of -15 C.

The chance of snowfall remains at 60 per cent on Wednesday and Thursday. Temperatures are expected to remain steady near -10 C.

The weather office says there is a good chance of snow in the Tournament Capital on Friday and Saturday with a high of -8 C and -7 C, respectively.

Things clear up for New Year's Eve with a mix of sun and cloud and a high of -5 C during the day becoming cloudy with a low of -9 C overnight.

Environment Canada is calling for a mix of sun and cloud on New Year's Day with a high of -5 C.

Normal temperatures for this time of year are highs of -1 C and lows of -7 C.

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