New Year starts off relatively mild in the Okanagan - InfoNews

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New Year starts off relatively mild in the Okanagan

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December 31, 2018 - 10:00 AM

KELOWNA - While there are some chilly nights forecast for the first few days of 2019, daytime temperatures are expected to rise above freezing later in the week in the Okanagan. Mostly cloudy skies could bring a mix of snow and rain.

Daytime highs today, Dec. 31, through Wednesday are expected to be slightly below freezing at -1 Celsius or -2 C, with overnight lows down to -6 C, according to Environment Canada.

Wednesday brings the greatest chance of snow before daytime highs reach slightly above freezing on Thursday and Friday, bringing with them a chance of flurries or rain showers.

Temperatures are expected to cool slightly on the weekend but daytime highs on Saturday are still around freezing with overnight lows dropping to -4 C.

While there is a chance of some sunshine today and tomorrow, it’s expected to mostly cloudy throughout the week.

Normal temperatures for this time of year in the Okanagan are highs around -2 C and lows of about -8 C.


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