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Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Gusty winds and scattered clouds.

Temperatures are expected to reach the high 20s under cloudy skies.

Unsettled weather will fill the skies above the Okanagan and Shuswap; the forecast contains scattered showers, high winds and the possibility of a thunderstorm in some areas.

According to Environment Canada, the Salmon Arm area can expect daytime highs of 26 C as well as a chance of showers and a thunderstorm this afternoon.

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The temperature in Vernon is expected to reach 27 C with a 30 per cent chance of showers in the afternoon.

The forecast for Kelowna calls for a mainly cloudy day with the temperature reaching 27 C. Wind from the northwest gusting as fast as 40 km/h is expected this afternoon.

Penticton residents can expect cloud cover overhead in the morning to become a mix of sun and cloud at around noon. The temperature will reach 28 C.

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The cloudy weather will persist across the region for much of the coming week with daytime high temperatures ranging from the low to mid 20s.


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