Wagstaffe's Weather: Friday afternoon rain for Vancouver

Afternoon rain will slide back into Vancouver after a drier start to Friday.

It's not a storm but the South Coast will get some more rain

Finally some light at the end of the tunnel - if you can wait until next week. (Johanna Wagstaffe/CBC)

A low-pressure system is sliding up the West Coast, clipping Vancouver with afternoon rain.

For the most part, Friday morning should be relatively dry. In fact, there is a good chance of some sunshine right across the Lower Mainland.

Morning temperatures will be around 7 C for Vancouver.

By the afternoon, showers will begin to fill in before ramping up to overnight rain that will linger through Saturday morning.

It's a showery story right now through Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning before one more rain-maker slides in for Sunday afternoon.

Snow levels this weekend should be low enough, though, for some local mountain snow. 

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Johanna Wagstaffe

Senior Meteorologist

Johanna Wagstaffe is a senior meteorologist for CBC, covering weather and science stories, with a background in seismology and earth science. Her weekly segment, Science Smart, answers viewers' science-related questions.

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