Expect cold weather and snow over the weekend. (Submitted photo)

Expect cold weather and snow over the weekend. (Submitted photo)

Prepare for subzero weekend in South Okanagan

Expect some snow to start falling Saturday night and into Sunday

You may have noticed it’s a bit chilly out, a whole -11 C with the wind to be accurate.

The normal winter weather conditions are back, with temperatures expected to stay below 0 C for the weekend.

According to Environment Canada’s forecast, you can expect those temperatures to stay that way in Penticton all through to next Friday, Jan. 29.

For Saturday, expect a high of -3 C, with a windchill making it feel like -12 C through the day.

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Through the day and into the night, clouds will be gathering, with temperatures dropping to -7 C overnight.

Sunday will be cloudy with a chance of flurries starting in the morning followed by periods of snow. The winds will pick up as well, heading south at 20 km/h and bring the highs of -2 C down to chill at -11 C.

The periods of snow will continue through the night and into Monday morning.

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Heading further south to Osoyoos, temperatures are a little warmer, with Saturday seeing -4 C and a high of -2 C, while the wind chill makes it feel like -10 C.

The snow will be coming earlier in Osoyoos, with a 40 per cent chance of flurries overnight and temperatures of -7 C and -13 C with the windchill.

Sunday sees periods of snow starting in the morning, as well as the same south 20 km/h wind bringing the high of -2 C down to -11.

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