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Showers and lower temperatures forecast later this week in the Okanagan

Tourists pose in front of a City of Penticton sign on Monday, Aug. 3, 2020.
August 04, 2020 - 11:01 AM

The hot temperatures experienced in the Okanagan over the past week appear to coming to an end. Cooler temperatures are on the way for the valley, with a possibility of some mid-week rain.

Warm conditions should prevail for the next couple of days, however, with temperatures forecast to hit 32 Celsius today, Aug. 4, and 33 C tomorrow. Expect lows of 16 C tonight and 17 C tomorrow.

Thursday could see a change with periods of rain expected throughout the valley and a daytime high of only 23 C.

There’s also a 30 per cent chance of showers overnight Thursday, with a low of 12 C.

The sun should return on Friday and stick around for the weekend.

Friday’s high should reach 26 C under sunny skies with a sun and cloud mix forecast for Saturday and Sunday, and highs of 26 C and 28 C respectively.

Normal temperatures at this time of year in the Okanagan are highs of 29 C and lows of 13 C.

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