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Week of record temperatures ahead for Kamloops

With temperatures well above seasonal normals, waterfront parks such as Pioneer Park have been popular this month.
April 18, 2016 - 8:47 AM

KAMLOOPS - With temperatures set to soar into the 30s to start the week we could see several new high temperature records set in Kamloops.

Environment Canada is calling for a high of 31 Celsius today, April 18, and tomorrow - followed by a high of 29 C on Wednesday, 26 C Thursday and 27 C Friday. The seasonal normal high for this time of year is 18 C while the records for April 18, 19 and 20 range from 28.3 C to 28.9 C.

Overnight lows are also expected to be well above the seasonal normals, with temperatures expected to dip to between 11 C and 14 C this week. The seasonal normal low for this of year is 4 C.

Sunny skies will accompany the record temperatures this week, with winds expected to gust up to 40 kilometres per hour this afternoon and a chance of showers Thursday.

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