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Rain / thunderstorm possibility

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Thunderstorms and rain are possible sunday - tuesday in Kelowna and today - tuesday in the south okanagan.

Kelowna

Today Sunny. High 38. UV index 8 or very high.
Tonight Clear. Low 17.

Sun, 28 Jun Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud near noon. Risk of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. High 38.
Night Clear. Low 21.

Mon, 29 Jun A mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of showers. High 34.
Night Cloudy periods with 40 percent chance of showers. Low 16.

Tue, 30 Jun A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers. High 32.
Night Clear. Low 16.


Penticton

Today Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm late this afternoon. Wind becoming south 20 km/h this afternoon. High 37 except 40 near Osoyoos. UV index 8 or very high.

Tonight Partly cloudy. Becoming clear after midnight. Risk of a thunderstorm this evening. Wind south 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low 20.

Sun, 28 Jun Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud near noon. Risk of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. High 36 except 39 near Osoyoos.
Night Clear. Low 21.

Mon, 29 Jun A mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of showers. High 34.
Night Cloudy periods with 40 percent chance of showers. Low 16.

Tue, 30 Jun A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers. High 32.
Night Clear. Low 16.
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Re: Rain / thunderstorm possibility

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Good...its way too hot...

Only problem is that with the heat so high the rain may just add humidity to the area which is even worse...
**Disclaimer: The above statement is in my OPINION only.
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Symbonite wrote:Only problem is that with the heat so high the rain may just add humidity to the area which is even worse...


Higher humidity is a good thing though! The scale works backwards, low = less moisture in the air, high = more moisture in the air. Fire burns more aggressively with less moisture.
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Big dark clouds with lightning south of Penticton.
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There's a few thunderstorm cells around oosoyos and across the US border. They are traveling northeast.
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It just moved through osoyoos.
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Many places in BC have possible rain or thunderstorms forecasted over the next few days. Hopefully it'll help.

Kelowna: possible thunderstorms today, 60% rain / thunderstorms tomorrow, 40% rain overnight, 30% rain tuesday.

Penticton: same as kelowna.

Vernon: same as kelowna.

Kamloops: 40% rain tomorrow, 40% rain overnight, 60% rain tuesday.

Williams Lake: 30% rain / thunderstorms overnight, 100% rain tomorrow, 60% rain overnight, 100% rain tuesday.

Quesnel: 60% rain / thunderstorms tomorrow, 60% rain overnight, 100% rain tuesday.

Prince George: 40% rain tomorrow, 40% rain overnight, 40% rain tuesday.

Fort St. John: 30% rain tomorrow, 30% rain overnight, 100% rain tuesday.

Fort Nelson: 100% rain tuesday

Dease Lake: 60% rain / thunderstorms tomorrow, 40% rain overnight, 40% rain tuesday.

Revelstoke: 40% rain tomorrow, 70% rain overnight, 70% rain tuesday, 30% rain overnight.

Cranbrook: thunderstorm risk today, 40% rain / thunderstorms tomorrow, 40% rain overnight, 60% rain tuesday, 30% rain overnight.

Whistler: 30% rain / thunderstorms tonight, 30% rain / thunderstorms tomorrow, 60% rain overnight, 30% rain tuesday.
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Off Forestry's Facebook page:

The Wildfire Management Branch is responding to 8 new wildfires between Cawston and Richter Pass in the Penticton Fire Zone. All fires are believed to be lightning caused and at this time are spot sized.
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Not looking good.
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Www.weather.ca shows plenty of moisture heading from the coast , but it seems to fizzle out for the most part by the time it hits Kelowna. Maybe later on this evening !
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smoked_out wrote:http://Www.weather.ca shows plenty of moisture heading from the coast , but it seems to fizzle out for the most part by the time it hits Kelowna. Maybe later on this evening !


It's not falling....we only got a few drops...didn't get the road wet.
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Maybe its time that the Kamloops Fire Centre banned campfires? The Coastal Centre already has and we are usually drier than them. I know most of the Southern fires have been sparked by Lightning but near Kelowna/Winfield areas there is talk that they were human caused.

I know that folks like to have campfires when out camping but we can't afford a repeat of some of the worst fire years of past.
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Oh thank goodness, I don't think I've ever been so relieved to see a weather forecast before.

Kelowna

Mon, 29 Jun - Cloudy. Showers beginning in the morning. Risk of a thunderstorm late in the morning and in the afternoon. Wind becoming north 20 km/h early in the afternoon. High 29. UV index 3 or moderate.

Night - Cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers in the evening. Becoming partly cloudy after midnight. Risk of a thunderstorm early in the evening. Low 16.
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We might even get rain tonight if the system to the west continues to travel northeast without dissipating.
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