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Cooler temperatures, thundershowers expected in Kamloops prior to long weekend

A severe thunderstrom watch is in effect for Kamloops this afternoon.
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August 02, 2018 - 10:24 AM

KAMLOOPS - Cooler temperatures are predicted for Kamloops as the weekend approaches, but the relief will be short lived as temperatures are expected to rebound above the 30 Celsius mark by Monday.

Environment Canada says the city can expect a mainly sunny day today, with local smoke, and increasing cloudiness near noon then a few showers or thunderstorms. There is a severe thunderstorm watch in effect for the South and North Thompson regions including Kamloops for this afternoon and evening. The slight cooling trend means a high of 27 Celsius.

The showers are expected to continue overnight with the low down to 16 C.

Tomorrow the forecast calls for a mainly cloudy day, with local smoke, a 30 per cent chance of showers with the risk of an afternoon thunderstorm and high of 25 C.

On Saturday and Sunday the mercury will rise to around 30 C under a mix of sun and cloud.

For B.C. Day on Monday the forecast calls for sunshine and a high of 32 C.

Normal temperatures for this time of year in Kamloops are highs of 29 C and lows of 14 C.

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