VANCOUVER, B.C.: Thursday, Oct. 27. Today’s weather is expected to start out with a few showers changing to rain, at times heavy this afternoon, with gusty winds, and a high of 11 C, according to Environment and Climate Change Canada. The agency has posted a special weather statement for wind, saying gusts of up to 80 km/h could hit along the Strait of Georgia, including parts of Metro Vancouver, Howe Sound, Sunshine Coast, and East Vancouver Island. It warns residents in those areas could lose power.
Meantime, a rain warning remains in effect for some parts of Metro Vancouver, including the North Shore, Tri-Cities, and Maple Ridge areas. The agency is forecasting up to 70 millimetres of rain today, with more possible over higher terrain. The heavy rain is expected to taper Thursday evening.
The agency warns that downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.
Friday looks a bit drier, with a mix of sun and cloud, and only a slight chance of showers followed by cloudy skies on Saturday, highs of 11 C and 12 C, respectively. Then it’s back to rain on Sunday, and 13 C and a good chance of showers for Halloween on Monday.
Weather: Vancouver, B.C.
Today: A few showers changing to rain at times heavy this afternoon. Amount 10 to 20 mm. Wind southeast 40 km/h gusting to 60 except gusting to 80 near the water. Temperature steady near 11 C. UV index 1 or low.
Tonight: Rain at times heavy ending near midnight then cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Amount 15 to 25 mm. Wind south 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light late this evening. Low 7 C.
Tomorrow: A mix of sun and cloud with a 40 per cent chance of showers. High 11 C.
Source: Environment and Climate Change Canada
Air Quality: Vancouver
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