Okanagan weather: warm start to spring

A few high clouds will slide in Thursday as an upper trough presses through, boosting temperatures from -6 C, where they started the day, up to double digits in the afternoon.

Spring officially kicks off at 8:50 p.m. PST on Thursday night, as skies clear out and temperatures fall to around -5 C on Friday morning.

This will the be the earliest start to spring in the Okanagan since 1896.

Mostly sunny skies start the day on Friday, with a few clouds springing up during the day as the mercury climbs into low double digits in the afternoon.

The first weekend of spring is slated to be spectacular, with double-digit daytime highs and clouds rolling in on Saturday and lingering into Sunday.

There is a chance of showers Sunday night into the beginning of the first work week of spring, as daytime highs dip back into high single digits.

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