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Kelowna, Kamloops, Merritt, Lytton set temperatures records

Kelowna reached 32.1 C on Monday, May 15
A heat wave has descended on the Central Okanagan this week. (File photo)

Kelowna and some surrounding cities broke temperature records on Monday, May 15.

With the heat wave forecast to carry on until the weekend, more temperature records may fall this week.

On Monday, Kelowna, Kamloops, Merritt and Lytton all broke heat records for that calendar day:

• Kelowna - 32.1 C (previous record: 31.3 C in 2018)

• Kamloops - 32.2 C (previous record: 31.1 C in 1924)

• Merritt - 32.9 C (previous record: 32 C in 2006)

• Lytton - 36.5 C (previous 33.9 C in 1949)

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Hailing from Ladner, B.C., I have been passionate about sports, especially baseball, since I was young. In 2018, I graduated from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops with a Bachelor of Journalism degree
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