Thunderstorms could hit the Okanagan. (Pixabay)

Thunderstorms could hit the Okanagan. (Pixabay)

Thunderstorms forecast for B.C. Interior

Environment Canada is forecasting thunderstorms for the Okanagan, Revelstoke and Golden

The Okanagan could see a thunderstorm Friday afternoon.

Environment Canada is forecasting a 30 per cent chance of showers and a risk of a thunderstorm late in the afternoon. Winds are expected to gust to 40 km an hour.

The risk of a thunderstorm continues overnight and into Saturday.

Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon will see temperatures around 31 C on Saturday, while the mercury could hit 34 C in Osoyoos.

Cloudy periods with a chance of showers are forecast for the evening, with a low of 17 C.

Revelstoke and Golden also have a risk of a thunderstorm, late Friday afternoon, with a 30 per cent chance of showers.

The Shuswap has a 30 per cent chance of showers on Friday which could continue into the evening. Saturday is set to be sunny with a high of 32 C.

READ MORE: ‘We learned a lot last year’: Public urged to be prepared for heat wave in Penticton


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