Hold on to your hat: Vancouver forecast calls for powerful winds up to 70 km/hr

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While summer isn’t officially over yet, the Metro Vancouver weather forecast calls for decidedly fall-like weather to kick off the week.

Starting on Tuesday, Sept. 17, the forecast calls for rain ending early this afternoon followed by cloudy skies with a 60 percent chance of showers. Rainfall amounts are expected to total 15 to 25 mm. What’s more, winds are expected to reach speeds of 30 km/h except 50 to 70 km/h near the water early this afternoon. The evening forecast calls for heavy showers and fog patches are expected to develop before morning.

Wednesday’s forecast calls for a 40 percent chance of showers in the morning with skies clearing in the late morning. Fog patches are also expected to dissipate in the morning, and the evening is expected to be clear. Thursday is expected to be cloudy during the day with a 60 percent chance of showers in the evening.

Friday is expected to see a mix of sun and cloud with a 40 percent chance of showers, while the evening is expected to be clear. Saturday’s forecast calls for showers in the morning followed by periods of rain at night. Sunday and Monday are expected to see showers during the day.

Metro Vancouver Weather Forecast 

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According to The Weather Network, summer may have ended early this year across parts of Canada. However, B.C., Alberta, and southern parts of Atlantic Canada are expected to see temperatures that will tip to the mild side of normal heading into fall.

And while B.C. is expected to see warmer than average temperatures for the fall season, the forecast notes that periods of colder than normal weather are also expected to occur. Nevertheless, the final numbers should be above average.