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UPDATE: Kamloops sets new weather record, more heat still on the way

Dottie soaks up the record heat in Kamloops.
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May 03, 2016 - 6:41 AM

KAMLOOPS - The mercury soared beyond the 30 Celsius mark Monday, high enough to set a new high temperature record in the city.

Environment Canada is reporting a high temperature of 30.9 C for yesterday, May 2, just surpassing the 1937 record of 30 C recorded by the weather office in 1937.

More heat is expected today, with a high of 28 C forecast, before temperatures cool off slightly under cloud cover Wednesday and Thursday. 

Temperatures are expected to hit the 30s again for the weekend.

— This story was updated at 6:37 a.m., May 3, 2016, with the new record.

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