Today’s weather forecast according to Environment Canada:
You can expect high temperatures throughout the day with risks of thunderstorms later this evening.
A special air quality statement has been put in effect for the South Okanagan region as the Eagle Bluff wildfire continues to burn in Oliver.
In Kelowna: Increasing cloudiness throughout the day with a risk of thunderstorms this afternoon. Your high will be 32 C.
Tonight: Cloudiness will clear this evening. Risk of thunderstorms early this evening. Low 16 C.
In Vernon: Increasing cloudiness. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. High 32 C.
Tonight: Risk of a thunderstorm early this evening. Clouds will clear later this evening. Low 16 C.
In Penticton: Increasing cloudiness throughout the morning. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Local smoke and special air quality statement in effect. High 31 C. Humidex 34.
Tonight: Clearing this evening. Risk of a thunderstorm early this evening. Local smoke. Low 17 C.
In Salmon Arm: Sunny throughout the morning becoming a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon. High 30 C. Humidex 34.
Tonight: Partly cloudy. Becoming clear late this evening. Low 15 C.
A look ahead:
— The Weather Network (@weathernetwork) June 29, 2019
Environment Canada is reporting a not so sunny and bright weekend ahead.
Saturday and Sunday show a chance of showers and risk of thunderstorms for the Okanagan and Shuswap regions.
According to BC Wildfire Service, today marks day five as firefighting crews continue to fight the Eagle Bluff Wildfire in Oliver as it grows to 2300 hectares.
— BC Wildfire Service (@BCGovFireInfo) August 9, 2019