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Heat to start the week, but showers coming soon for the Okanagan

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May 29, 2017 - 11:00 AM

OKANAGAN - Rain showers are in the forecast for the Okanagan this week.

Today, May 29, will have everything in the North and Central Okanagan with a mix of sun and cloud, chance of showers and risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon, according to Environment Canada. In the South Okanagan it’s going to be a sunny day. A high of 31 C is expected throughout the valley.

Tonight the thunderstorm risk and chance of showers remains for the Kelowna and Vernon areas until later in the evening when things begin to clear up. In the Penticton area a few clouds are expected, but no precipitation. A low of 13 C is predicted.

Tomorrow it’ll start off sunny, but clouds will begin to move in during the late morning. A high of 30 C is forecast. Overnight it’ll drop to 16 C as more cloud moves in with a 30 per cent chance of showers.

Wednesday is forecast to be cooler, only 21 C as a high, with clouds and a 60 per cent chance of showers. That night it’ll drop to 12 C, with clouds and a continued chance of showers.

Thursday the clouds and chance of showers will continue. A high of only 19 C is forecast. The chance of showers will continue in the evening, with overnight lows of 10 C.

Friday the cloudy, damp weather will continue, with a 30 per cent chance of showers. A high of 22 C is expected.

The weekend is currently predicted to have a mix of sun and cloud and temperatures in the mid-20s and lows in the low teens at night.

Normal temperatures for this time of year are highs of around 21 C and lows of about 8 C.

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