Damp weather to break up over weekend in Okanagan

The view from Kaleden looking south on Skaha Lake last night, May 17, 2017.

KELOWNA - Sun should be here in force soon in the Okanagan, but first some clouds and showers.

As the Okanagan continues to dry out there’s a chance of showers throughout the region mixed in with the sun and cloud today, May 18, and a risk of early afternoon thunderstorms in the Vernon area. A high of 20 Celsius is forecast by Environment Canada, but in the Central and South Okanagan a breeze will make things feel a little cooler. This evening temperatures will fall significantly to 7 C with a chance of showers remaining.

Tomorrow it’ll be a little warmer in the valley with a high of 22 C with a mix of sun and cloud. Overnight cloudy skies and the chance of showers returns with a low of 11 C.

Saturday those clouds will be sticking around with a chance of showers throughout the day and highs around 23 C. Overnight things are expected to clear up, with a cloud free sky and low of 11 C.

Sunday is forecast to be the hot day this weekend, with a sunny sky and high of 26 C. Overnight the temperature will drop to 11 C.

Things will continue to warm up into early next week with a high of 29 C currently predicted for Tuesday, May 30.

The weekend is expected to be warmer than the normal for this time of year. Seasonally normal temperatures in the Okanagan are highs of about 22 C and lows around 8 C.

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