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Okanagan weather: Slightly cooler weekend, heat returns next week

An upper ridge of high pressure brings back the heat next week. SkyTracker Weather

The Okanagan weather forecast for Thursday features 30-degree heat in the afternoon, along with a severe thunderstorm risk that could bring brief heavy rain, hail and strong wind gusts.

The mercury will drop to the mid-teens on Thursday night.

Friday will feature a mix of sun and cloud, an afternoon high of around 34 C and a slight chance of showers and storms.

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For Saturday, partly to mostly sunny skies are projected, along with a daytime high in the upper 20s.

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Mainly sunny skies return on Sunday, with an afternoon high of around 29 C once again.

The heat, however, will really kick back in next week, with afternoon temperatures back in the mid-30s under an upper ridge of high pressure that will keep skies sunny.

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

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