Heat returning to Kamloops by end of week

Enjoying the heat on the South Thompson River this past weekend.

KAMLOOPS - The heat will return to the Southern Interior later this week, after a blip of near normal temperatures early in the week.

After record and near record weather over the past week temperatures are finally returning to near normal today and tomorrow but should be back up to the mid-20s by the end of the week.

Environment Canada is calling for a high of 13 Celsius today, April 4, followed by a high of 15 C tomorrow. The rest of the week is forecast to be in the 20s, culminating with a high of 26 C on Friday. The seasonal normal high temperature for this time of year is 15 C.

Overnight lows are also expected be above the seasonal normal of 2 C this week, beginning with lows of 3 C tonight and Tuesday night. By Thursday night the low is expected to be just 9 C.

The skies will reflect the temperatures, with cloud cover and a chance of showers today, followed by increasing cloudiness Tuesday. Sunny skies are expected the rest of the week.

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