VANCOUVER, B.C.: Friday, Oct. 23. Today’s weather is expected to start out with rain or wet snow over higher terrain, but that should clear up for a mainly cloudy afternoon, according to Environment and Climate Change Canada. The agency says it will also be windy near the water, with a high of 7 C. Overnight, the clouds should clear away with a low of just 1 C and then the weekend looks sunny and cold, with temperatures dropping below zero overnight. On Saturday, it looks clear with a daytime high of 8 C and an overnight low of – 2 C. And then Sunday could be even colder with a daytime high of 5 C and an overnight low of – 2 C. The week starts off cloudy on Monday, with a high of 5 C and then it’s rain for Tuesday with a high of 9 C.
Meantime, snow alerts for the higher elevations of Metro Vancouver and some of B.C.’s highways remain in effect Friday.
The agency says an Arctic airmass arrives on the coast, and below seasonal temperatures will continue through the weekend.
The precipitation combined with falling temperatures will bring a risk of wet snow to neighbourhoods and roadways above 300 metres, the agency said.
Weather: Vancouver, B.C.
Today: Rain ending late this afternoon then cloudy. Wet snow over higher terrain this morning. Windy near the water. High 7 C. UV index 1 or low.
Tonight: Clearing this evening. Low plus 1 C.
Tomorrow: Sunny. High 8 C. UV index 2 or low.
Source: Environment and Climate Change Canada
Air Quality: Vancouver
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