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Unusual weather forecast for Kamloops, Okanagan – lots of rain

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September 13, 2021 - 9:00 AM

After one of hottest and driest summers on record, the sun is going into hiding for most of the coming week with lots of rain in the forecast.

While today, Sept. 13, and Thursday show sunshine, the sun may not be seen much for the rest of the week and temperatures will drop significantly, according to the Environment Canada forecast.

In the Okanagan, a high of 23 Celsius is expected today but rain is predicted to start late tomorrow morning with five to 10 millimetres expected to fall. Winds may gust up to 40 km/hr and the temperature is only expected to get to 16 C.

There’s a 60% chance of rain forecast for Wednesday with a high of only 13 C. There could be snow on the Okanagan Connector Wednesday morning.

READ MORE: Drivers on Highway 97C could see snowflakes falling this week

The overnight low for both Kamloops and the Okanagan is forecast at 6 C.

With sun predicted for Thursday the high in the Okanagan is expected to get all the way to 18 C before rain returns for the weekend with highs of 16 C and overnight lows of 10 C.

The forecast for Kamloops is basically the same in terms of rainfall but daytime high temperatures are expected to be a couple of degrees warmer than in the Okanagan.

READ MORE: Kamloops Fire Centre sees record-breaking number of hectares burned this year


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