News That Matters

Tag: Warm Weather

Okanagan weather: Cooler nights ahead to ring in autumn – Okanagan
Global News

Okanagan weather: Cooler nights ahead to ring in autumn – Okanagan

Beautiful blue skies and sunshine returned to start the week with temperatures around 20 C Monday afternoon. Clear skies stick around Monday night as the mercury dips down to around 3 C to start the day on Tuesday.The upper ridge of high pressure holds on for the rest of summer with nothing but sunshine both Tuesday and Wednesday as afternoon highs hover around 20 C.Temperatures climb into the low 20s on Thursday under mostly sunny skies with fall officially kicking off at 6:03 p.m. in the evening. Trending Stories Queen Elizabeth funeral: World says goodbye to British monarch Queen Elizabeth funeral: The ceremony and where to watch it ...
Cooling centres open across the Okanagan except in Kelowna – Okanagan
Global News

Cooling centres open across the Okanagan except in Kelowna – Okanagan

As summer heats up in the Okanagan, communities are taking steps to ensure residents have the opportunity to cool down. Cooling centres have opened in Penticton, Osoyoos, and the Shuswap region, and a pop-up spray park has opened in Vernon. The exception is Kelowna, which is instead encouraging people to follow Interior Health’s guidelines.“With the forecast for the next few days, being a little higher than it typically is during the summer months, we’ve identified more of a proactive approach to provide an opportunity for the community to cool off,” said Anthony Haddad, general manager with City of Penticton’s Community Services.“Opening [Tuesday] as a result of the increased heat over the next few days, we’ve got four cooling centers that are located within our existing city fac...