The carnival is in town this weekend at the Stampede Grounds, while volunteers are also busy preparing for the Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. Angie Mindus photo

Cooler weekend weather perfect for heading indoors to rodeo, carnival

Environment Canada calling for high of 13C Thursday, 6C for Saturday

Environment Canada is calling for cooler than average temperatures as the lakecity heads toward the Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo weekend.

Wednesday, April 24 residents can expect a mix of sun and cloud with a 30 percent chance of flurries early in the morning and a high of 10C.

Thursday will be the warmest day of the week with sunny skies and a high of 13C, making it the best day to take in the West Coast Amusements carnival that is setting up at the Stampede Grounds for the weekend.

Friday will bring a mix of sun and cloud with a 40 percent chance of showers and a high of 10C.

Saturday and Sunday are expected to be cool and grey with daytime highs of 6C and 8C and a great time to head indoors for the 29th annual Indoor Rodeo.

Read More: Stage is set for 29th annual Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo

The daytime average for this time of year is 12.5C.


Do you have a comment about this story? email:
editor@wltribune.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

COVID-19 highlights lack of connectivity in First Nations communities

Many don’t have access required to utilize online platforms, says First Nations Technology Council

Bear calls keeping new Cariboo conservation officer busy

Residents are reminded to secure attractants in Williams Lake and Quesnel

Update: 150 Mile VFD responds to vehicle fire on Highway 97 south of Williams Lake

Fire chief Stan McCarthy said the van was fully engulfed when crews arrived

Jayson Gilbert charged in Williams Lake murder of Richard “Savage” Duncan

Gilbert also faces first degree murder in the Rudy Johnson Bridge death of Branton Regner

B.C. legislature coming back June 22 as COVID-19 emergency hits record

Pandemic restrictions now longer than 2017 wildfire emergency

Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists

Thanks for helping the Williams Lake Tribune continue its mission to provide trusted local news

COVID-19: B.C. too dependent on foreign food production workers

New B.C. job site links unemployed with farm, seafood work

B.C. businesses ‘can’t shoulder burden’ of COVID-19 sick pay

Trudeau’s plan should be tied to federal emergency aid

Another Asian giant ‘murder hornet’ found in Lower Mainland

This is the farthest east the invasive species has been found so far

B.C. girl left temporarily paralyzed by tick bite sparks warning from family

Mom says parents need to check their kids when they go camping

PHOTOS: Loved ones reunite at an oasis on closed U.S.-Canada border in Surrey

Officials closed the park in mid-March over coronavirus concerns

Feds delay national action plan for missing and murdered Indigenous women

Meanwhile, the pandemic has exacerbated the violence facing many Indigenous women and girls

B.C.’s essential grocery, hardware store employees should get pandemic pay: retail group

Only B.C.’s social, health and corrections workers are eligible for top-ups

Most Read