The North Okanagan is experiencing record rainfall.

The North Okanagan is experiencing record rainfall.

Record rainfall soaks the North Okanagan

There was 73 millimetres of rain in Enderby and 36 millimetres of rain in Vernon during a 24-hour period

If you think it has been wet, you are right.

Environment Canada says there was 73 millimetres of rain in Enderby and 36 millimetres of rain in Vernon during a 24-hour period ending at about 7 a.m. Thursday.

The previous rainfall record for June 19 was 18.5 millimetres in 1913.

The normal rainfall for the entire month of June is 54 millimetres.

For today (Thursday), Environment Canada is calling for 10 to 20 millimetres of rain.

On Friday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers late in the afternoon and in the evening.

 

For Saturday, there is a 60 percent chance of showers and a high of 18.
See more in Friday’s Morning Star.