Vancouver Weather: Sunny, with snowfall warning in effect for overnight

It's going to be sunny and cold today in Metro Vancouver, but snow is on the way tonight.

VANCOUVER, B.C.: Saturday, Jan 23. Today’s weather is expected to start of sunny and cold  and then turn snowy overnight. A snowfall warning is in effect Saturday, with accumulations of between five and 15 centimetres expected tonight across B.C.’s South Coast.

Environment and Climate Change Canada says snow amounts will vary across the region. Downtown Vancouver, for example, will likely see about five centimetres, while higher elevations and inland sections of Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Vancouver Island and Sunshine Coast will see higher accumulations.

Drivers are being warned that the Malahat Highway on Vancouver Island could see 10 centimetres of snow between tonight and Sunday afternoon.

The agency says snow will change to rain or become mixed with rain late Sunday afternoon.

On Saturday morning, expect sunshine and windy weather, with a wind chill factor of – 7 C.  The day should warm up to about 4 C, and then snow begins overnight. Then the region could see snow or rain Sunday depending on elevation, with a high of 3 C.

The week starts of with a chance of rain or snow flurries on Monday, with a high of 4 C and an overnight low of 3 C.



Weather: Vancouver, B.C.

Today: Sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High plus 4. Wind chill minus 7 this morning. UV index 1 or low.

Tonight: Increasing cloudiness. Snow mixed with rain beginning late this evening. Low plus 1 C.

Tomorrow: Snow at times mixed with rain changing to rain in the afternoon. Snow over higher terrain. Local snowfall amount 5 cm. High plus 3 C.

Source: Environment and Climate Change Canada

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Vancouver Weather: Sunny, with snowfall warning in effect for overnight