Arctic front to bring chillier temperatures to Kamloops heading into Christmas

By Greg Fry
December 21, 2017 - 11:14am

KAMLOOPS — Goodbye snow, hello cold.

That's what Kamloospians can expect as we head toward Christmas Day on Monday.

Flurries of up to five centimetres are expected today before ending tonight but after that it's time to seriously bundle up says Environment Canada meteorologist Lisa West.

"We've got an Arctic front moving down through the province throughout today," she says. "And in terms of temperatures a high of minus four today, minus six for Friday, minus eight for Saturday and minus 10 for Sunday. So getting progressively colder each day."

As for area highways, West says motorists can expect a similar forecast.

"The Arctic front will bring some light snow to the highways so folks doing some travelling can anticipate seeing some snow today and tonight. Friday isn't looking too bad with a mix of sun and cloud," she says. "On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day we could be seeing some more flurry activity, so be as prepared as you can. Bring an emergency kit and warm blankets in case you get stuck."

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