Sun and rain expected in the Okanagan this week

OKANAGAN - With Mother Nature expected to dump a mix of sun and rain on the Okanagan this week, lawns and gardens could be set for a growth spurt.

Environment Canada is calling for a high of 24 Celsius today, May 24, in Vernon and Kelowna and 25 C in Penticton, a few degrees above the seasonal normal high of 21 C. Throughout the valley, Wednesday is expected to be similar followed by a high of 21 C in the forecast for Thursday and 19 C expected Friday.

Overnight lows are expected to remain above the seasonal normal of 9 C throughout much of the region, with lows of just 10 C or 11 C forecast this week, except tonight, when a 7 C low expected in Vernon and Kelowna.

A mix of sun and cloud is expected over the region today and tomorrow, followed by cloud cover Thursday and Friday. A chance of rain is also forecast for every day but Wednesday.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Jennifer Stahn or call 250-819-3723 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

JONESIE: The blurred lines from a surprise guilty plea to murder
  OPINION When Kelowna’s Jay Thomson pleaded guilty Monday to murdering his common-law partner in 2013, justice may have been served, but the truth certainly wasn’t. Without any examination of evidence

Top News