Record breaking heat hits B.C., and Kamloops

By Chad Harris / James Peters
April 18, 2016 - 6:10am Updated: April 18, 2016 - 11:08pm

KAMLOOPS — A tropical air-flow is bringing record breaking temperatures to British Columbia. 

According to Environment Canada's website, today's record high is 28.9°, set in 1962. As of 5pm Environment Canada officials confirmed that we reached 29.7°, smashing the old record by almost 1°.

Meantime, Ashcroft and Lytton both hit 31.3°C today, and are the hotspots of B.C., and Canada.

The normal temperature for this time of year is 17°.

Click here for the latest weather forecast.

 

 

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