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No rain and temperatures over 30 this week in Kamloops

Smoke in the sky from wildfires north and west of Kamloops filter the sunlight this morning, July 10, 2017.

KAMLOOPS – The weather is not cooperating with the wildfire hazard with the forecast calling for hot, dry weather for the next seven days.

Environment Canada is calling for a mix of sun and cloud in Kamloops today, July 10, along with a westerly wind at 20 km/h and a high of 29 Celsius. An air quality advisory is in effect as smoke from fires north and west of the city drift in. The wind is expected to become light this evening, with local smoke. The temperature will drop to 14 C overnight, under a partly cloudy sky.

Tomorrow the forecast calls for a mix of sun cloud with clearing late in the afternoon and a high of 30 C. It will remain clear overnight with a low of 16 C.

On Wednesday, temperatures will continue to climb on a sunny day, with a high of 31 C. At night 16 C is the predicted low.

Thursday more sunshine is predicted with a high of 33 C during the day and low of 15 at night.

Friday it’s going to be hot, with a high of 36 C forecast. Overnight the termperature will drop to 16 C.

The weekend also looks hot, with sunshine and highs in the mid-30s.

The forecast temperatures are above the normal for Kamloops, which usually gets highs of 29 C and lows of 14 C at this time of year.

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