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No break from Kamloops heat wave until mid week

Pools, lakes and rivers should continue to be popular spots for Kamloops residents as the recent hot weather is expected to continue into midweek.
August 17, 2020 - 7:58 AM

Following a sweltering weekend in Kamloops, temperatures are expected to begin easing gradually, starting today, with a possibility of showers by the end of the week.

The next three days should continue to be sunny and hot, however. A heat warning continues to be in effect today for Kamloops.

Environment Canada says it should be sunny this morning before a mix of sun and cloud early in the afternoon, with southwest winds at 30 km/h gusting to 50 near noon.

Today’s high should reach 37 C with a low of 16 C tonight.

Tuesday is expected to be a few degrees cooler with a high of 34 C under sunny skies and a low of 16 C overnight.

Wednesday’s high should reach 33 C, again under sunny skies.

Clouds are expected to begin rolling in on Thursday as Thursday’s high reaches 29 C, followed by an overnight low of 16 C.

Showers are expected Friday, along with a high of 25 C and a low of 16 C.

The weekend is looking seasonal at this point, with a mix of sun and cloud and highs of 27 C and 28 C for Saturday and Sunday.

Kamloops’ normal high and low for this time of year is 28 C and 13 C.

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