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Cold weekend ahead for the Okanagan

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November 29, 2019 - 12:09 PM

Okanagan residents are in for a chilly weekend before temperatures are expected to moderate mid-way through next week.

Environment Canada says there should be a mix of sun and cloud with clearing this afternoon in the valley. Daytime highs should reach -6 Celsius in Vernon, -5 C in Kelowna and -1 C in Penticton. North winds at 20 km/h could create wind chills of -17 C this afternoon.

Tonight’s low should reach -13 in Vernon and Kelowna, and -8 C in Penticton, with a windchill of -16 C in Vernon and Kelowna, and -15 C in Penticton.

Saturday is expected to be sunny but cold with 15 km/h winds and a high reaching -7 C in Vernon, -6 C in Kelowna and -3 C in Penticton. A windchill of -16 C in the morning should rise to -8 C in the afternoon. Saturday night is expected to be clear with a low of -13 C.

Normal temperatures in the Okanagan at this time of year are highs of 0 C and lows of -5 C.

Sunday should see increasing cloudiness and a high of -8 C. Cloudy periods overnight will be accompanied by an expected low of -13 C.

Monday should see a mix of sun and cloud over the Okanagan with a high of -8 C and a low of -10 C.

Clouds are expected to roll in Tuesday with a high reaching -1 C followed by a 30 per cent chance of overnight flurries and a low of -2 C.

There is a 30 per cent chance of flurries on Wednesday as well with cloudy skies and a high of 0 C expected. A 40 per cent chance of flurries is predicted overnight with a low dipping to -2 C.

Thursday should see cloudy skies and a 30 per cent chance of flurries but with the daytime high breaking into positive territory at 1 C.


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