Okanagan weather: Temperatures to warm up for Family Day long weekend

There is a chance of flurries over the Family Day long weekend, which will also come with a warm up. SkyTracker Weather

The coldest week of the year in the Okanagan continues.

For Thursday, the temperatures started at -18 C, with windchills touching -30 in some areas.

Sunshine through the afternoon will help warm the valley bottom somewhat, but only slightly, at -11, before the mercury drops overnight into the -20s for the first time in more than two years.

Temperatures are likely to tip into the -20s for the first time since February 5, 2019. SkyTracker Weather

For Friday, windchills approaching the -30s will start the day, though mostly sunny skies will help heat the region to a daytime high of around -11.

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The long weekend kicks off with clouds and a chance of flurries on Saturday, and an afternoon high in mid-single digits, with flurries lingering on Valentine’s Day Sunday as temperatures push up to around -5.

Family Day Monday will remain snowy with a day-time high of -3 C before the mercury returns to above freezing values next week.

Here is your Okanagan 5-Day SkyTracker Weather Forecast. SkyTracker Weather

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