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Sunshine and heat for the Okanagan this week

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July 10, 2017 - 11:06 AM

KELOWNA – With tinder dry conditions throughout the region, it doesn’t look like there will be any help from the weather forecast which is all about sunshine and hot temperatures.

Today, July 10, in the Okanagan things are going to start sunny, but cloud will move in this afternoon, according to Environment Canada. Eastern parts of the North and Central Okanagan may see thunderstorms this afternoon. Also, an air quality advisory is in effect for the whole region as smoke from wild fires drifts in to the area. Highs for the day are up to 30 Celsius and lows at night are expected to be around 13 C.

Tomorrow will see more sun with some cloud. The clouds will clear in the late afternoon. A high of 30 C is expected during the day and 14 C is forecast as the low at night.

There will be more of the same on Wednesday with a high of 30 C, but no clouds are expected on a sunny day. A low of 15 C is forecast for the night.

Thursday more sunshine is predicted with a high of 32 C during the day and low of 16 C at night.

Friday it’s going to be hot, with a high of 33 C forecast. The low in the evening is expected to be 16 C.

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

These temperatures are above normal for the Okanagan, which usually gets highs of 26 C and lows of 12 C at this time of year.


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