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Vancouver Weather Forecast Calls For Up To 15 cm Of Snow By Friday Morning

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According to today’s Vancouver weather forecast, it looks like there’s more snow on the way that’ll continue over to Friday morning.

On Thursday morning, Environment Canada issued a pair of snowfall warnings for numerous areas in the region.

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Metro Vancouver Weather Forecast

There first snowfall warning is in effect for:

  • City of Vancouver – including Burnaby and New Westminster
  • Metro Vancouver – northeast including Coquitlam and Maple Ridge
  • Metro Vancouver – southwest including Richmond and Delta
  • North Shore – including West Vancouver and North Vancouver

Snowfall with total amounts of 5 to 15 cm is expected.

Another area of low pressure will approach the south coast later today. Arctic air is “still in place over the area this morning but a trend towards slightly milder conditions will occur through the afternoon and temperatures are expected to remain near the freezing mark tonight” reads the weather alert.

Snow will develop this afternoon for many areas and a transition towards rain is likely overnight or Friday morning, depending on location. 5 to 15 cm of snow is possible by Friday morning.

There is potential for snow to be fairly heavy during the late afternoon and early evening rush hour.

The second snowfall warning is in effect for:

  • Metro Vancouver – southeast including Surrey and Langley

Snowfall with total amounts of 5 to 15 cm is expected. In addition, there’s a risk of freezing rain tonight as well.

Snow will develop later this afternoon and has the potential to be fairly heavy around the early evening rush hour. Snow should begin to transition to rain later in the day on Friday.

With the onset of milder air with this system and prolonged outflow conditions, a risk of freezing rain will exist tonight and Friday morning.


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