Start of May to bring more warm temps and sunny skies to the Okanagan

Hiking the trails of Mt. Boucherie in West Kelowna.

OKANAGAN - April is expected to go out warm and May to come in even warmer with a weekend of above-normal temperatures and sunny skies in the forecast for the Okanagan.

Environment Canada is calling for highs at or just below the seasonal normal of 17 Celsius today, April 29, with temperatures expected to warm up quickly heading into next week.

In Vernon and Penticton a high of just 15 C is expected today, while Kelowna is expected to hit 17 C. Throughout the region, temperatures are expected to warm up to 26 C by Sunday and 28 C for Monday.

Overnight lows are expected to range from 4 C to 7 C this weekend. The normal seasonal low for this time of year is 5 C.

Today, cloudy skies and a chance of rain is expected throughout the valley, with sunny skies expected the rest of the weekend and to start the new week.

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