More Record-Warmth Today...Few Showers Tomorrow..Then the Cool-Down...Nov 13th

  • An unstable, but mild airmass is in place across the south coast of BC. Chance of an isolated shower will remain in the forecast especially for the north shore and through the Fraser Valley this afternoon and again tomorrow morning
  • But in between the clouds, gorgeous blues skies along with temps in the mid-teens again today. YVR broke a temp a 1953 record yesterday at 14.6, as did West Vancouver, breaking a 2001 record at 16.8  
  • Winds will be shifting & picking up tomorrow afternoon bringing the risk for showers along with cool air. Sun should be back by the afteroon though.
  • But it will be Friday that the temps really drop as a stronger system slides in bringing end of week rain and dropping snow levels
  • Afternoon highs starting Friday into early next week will struggle to get much above 6 degrees! And as overnight lows also drop as we head into the weekend, the rain may turn to wet flurries at higher elevations for Vancouver on Saturday! And this means heavy snow for the mountains 
  • Hoping for a sunny but cold one on Sunday but flurries still in the forecast next week!
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Super Typhoon Haiyan's Intensification and Unusually Warm Sub-Surface Waters
 
Big Temperature Changes Ahead for Western Canada
  • After record breaking warmth (high teens) for parts of BC & AB yesterday & today...arctic air is a coming
  • An Arctic front pushing through on tomorrow will help temperatures drop several degrees by Friday and the weekend for Vancouver & Calgary
  • By Saturday, many places will see a daytime high colder than -10 in Alberta with up to 10 cm for central AB
  • Meanwhile Vancouver could see wet snow this weekend at higher elevations
  • But all of this good news for the skis and boards...
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Missing Heat' Discovery Prompts New Estimate of Global Warming

Vancouver Weather

Friday

Mainly sunny

16°C

Saturday

Chance of showers

15°C

Sunday

Cloudy

15°C

Monday

A mix of sun and cloud

16°C

Tuesday

Chance of showers

15°C