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You can look forward to sunshine in Kamloops, Okanagan this weekend

After a few days of rain, showers and intermittent sunshine, sunny days are on the way back in Kamloops and the Okanagan but don’t be surprised if there are some thunderstorms or showers first.

Kamloops residents will have a better time of things with today, May 26, with the forecast calling for mainly sunny skies with a high of 28 Celsius though to Sunday. A few clouds could move in tonight and there is a 40% chance of showers and a risk of thunderstorms tomorrow afternoon before becoming sunny again on Sunday.

That sunshine is expected to continue well into next week in Kamloops, but highs are forecast by Environment Canada to be a couple of degrees lower.

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The North and Central Okanagan can expect a mix of sun and cloud today with a 30% chance of showers or thunderstorms late this afternoon with a high of 26 C today. There’s a 40% chance of showers and a further risk of thunderstorms Saturday afternoon but Sunday is expected to be sunny.

Penticton’s forecast is for highs of only 25 C today and tomorrow with a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. That rises to a 60% chance Saturday afternoon.

Penticton has been far wetter then the rest of the region so far this month, recording 47.2 mm of rain. Kamloops and Kelowna have, so far, each received about 20 mm while Vernon had about 27 mm.

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