Vancouver Weather: No snow? There could still be more on way

Environment Canada has lifted the weather alert for snow, but says there’s still a chance for some flurries on Sunday.

Saturday is expected to mainly cloudy and windy, with sunny breaks and a high of zero. Nick Procaylo / PNG

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Well, Metro Vancouver didn’t get that dump of snow that was in the forecast for Friday and Saturday, but it did see some howling Arctic winds overnight. Environment Canada has lifted the special weather statement Saturday for snow in the region. The agency says Saturday is expected to be mainly cloudy, with sunny breaks, zero degrees, and winds gusting up to 70 km/hr. However, that wind should diminish later in the day. Tonight is going to be clear and frosty, with a wind chill factor of – 13 C. On Sunday, it looks like there could be more snow, and a high of – 2 C. There’s also a good chance it will snow overnight Sunday, according to Environment Canada, with a low of – 7 C. Monday looks clear and sunny with a high of zero. And it looks like this cold snap will persist into next week, with daytime highs around – 1 C on Tuesday and Wednesday, and overnight lows of – 8 C and – 5 C, respectively. Then there may be more snow overnight Wednesday and on Thursday.

Weather: Vancouver, B.C.

Today: Mainly cloudy. Clearing this afternoon. Wind northeast 50 km/h gusting to 70 diminishing to 30 gusting to 50 near noon. High zero. UV index 1 or low.

Tonight: Clear. Windy this evening. Low – 6 C. Wind chill near – 13 C.

Tomorrow: Increasing cloudiness, with a 70 per cent chance of snow in the afternoon. Becoming windy in the afternoon. High – 2 C. Wind chill – 12 C in the morning and – 7 C in the afternoon.

Source: Environment Canada

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