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Environment Canada forecasts damp and cool weather, temperatures to rise

Temperatures to rise

Josh Dawson

The coming week is expected to start off damp and cool before warming across the Thompson-Okanagan region.

Environment Canada meteorologist David Wray said spotty precipitation and cool temperatures can be expected across the region during the beginning of the week.

“[Monday] looks like it'll be your highest probability of flurries and then I'd say starting Tuesday you're looking pretty dry and then a bit more sun peeping through,” Wray said.

“Then we're looking at a mix of sun and cloud for the bulk of the week.”

Monday and Tuesday are predicted to be the coldest days of the week, with a high of 2 C on Monday and a low of -7 C. Tuesday will reach a high of 3 C and an overnight low of -7 C again.

“Temperatures, maybe a couple of degrees below normal for this time of year. Daytime highs, say 4 C or 5 C, overnight lows 7 C,” Wray said.

“It does look like the trend is continued warming, especially towards the end of the week. We start looking at daytime highs getting up around the 8 C or 9 C mark.”

A 30 per cent chance of showers is forecast on Friday, with a high of 9 C and an overnight low of 1 C.

Cloudy skies and a chance of showers are forecast for the weekend.

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