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Spring-like weather in the Okanagan this weekend

The view looking towards Penticton in the South Okanagan
March 16, 2017 - 10:30 AM

KELOWNA - A mix of all sorts of spring weather is coming to the Okanagan as we head toward the first day of the season.

Today, March 16, we can look forward to a mix of sun and cloud with a high of up to 9 Celsius, according to Environment Canada, and a 30 per cent chance of showers in the afternoon. The chance of showers tapers off overnight, but the clouds will remain as temperatures dip to 1 C.

Tomorrow we'll see more of the same with a mix of sun and cloud. Showers are likely in the afternoon. A high of 8 C is expected. Overnight, the chance of showers increases as it cools off to 3 C.

The weekend is going to start off a bit damp, as showers are predicted Saturday, but temperatures will remain spring like at 10 C. The clouds and showers will clear up overnight, but a bit of spring chill will arrive with a low of -2 C.

It will warm up on Sunday with a high of 9 C, and a mix of sun and cloud. The mercury will drop to -5 C overnight.

Next week the daytime warming trend will continue, with highs in the low teens and mostly sunny days. Night time temperatures are expected to be around the freezing mark.

Season normal temperatures for this time of year are highs of about 9 C and lows around 0 C.


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