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Cool midweek temperatures in the Okanagan expected to warm up by the weekend

Penticton's downtown was active this weekend as residents and tourists enjoyed mainly sunny skies and cool but comfortable temperatures. Today should reach 30 Celsius in Kelowna and Penticton, but the next few days are expected to be on the cool side.
August 10, 2020 - 8:00 AM

A warm, sunny day today is expected to be replaced by a few days of cooler temperatures before warming up again in time for next weekend in the Okanagan.

Today should be mainly sunny with a high of 29 Celsius in Vernon and Penticton, and 30 C in Kelowna, followed by partly cloudy skies and a low of 11 C tonight.

Winds will be northwest at 20 km/h near noon.

Tuesday's weather should clear to a mix of sun and cloud, with winds becoming southwest at 30 km/h in the afternoon.

There is a 40 per cent chance of showers in Vernon Tuesday afternoon, with a high of 25 C expected.

Tuesday’s high should reach 27 C in Kelowna and 26 C in Penticton, with a low of 10 C.

Wednesday is expected to be mainly sunny, but cool, with a high of 24 C and a low dipping to 10 C.

Thursday should be a near carbon copy, with sunny skies, and a high of 23 C.

A low of 11 C is anticipated Thursday night.

Temperatures should begin rising on Friday, with a high of 26 C forecast under sunny skies.

The warming trend continues Saturday with a high of 29 C under a mix of sun and cloud.

Saturday’s low should reach 13 C.

A mix of sun and cloud and a high of 29 is anticipated Sunday.

Elsewhere in the country, The Weather Network is forecasting a sweltering start to the week in Ontario, with temperatures in the 30s C and high humidities making it feel closer to 40 C.

There’s a risk of storms across eastern Ontario today and tomorrow before the humidity levels drop off around mid-week.

The normal high and low for Vernon, Kelowna and Penticton for the second week of August is 27 C and 12 C.

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