Hold on to your hat: Vancouver forecast calls for powerful winds up to 60 km/hr

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The Metro Vancouver weather forecast calls for a chance of showers and strong winds to start off the week on Monday, Oct. 7.

Environment Canada calls for a 40 percent chance of showers in the morning on Monday followed by winds of 40 to 60 km/hr in the evening. Following this, Tuesday’s forecast calls for a 30 percent chance of showers in the morning and clear skies at night.

Staring on Wednesday, however, the forecast calls for sunshine and a high of nine degrees. Similarly, Thursday and Friday’s forecasts call for bright sunshine, but with daily highs of 13 degrees.

Saturday is expected to see a mix of sun and cloud and a high of 14 degrees, while Sunday is expected to be cloudy.

Metro Vancouver Weather Forecast 

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If you felt like fall came unseasonably early in the Lower Mainland, you aren’t alone.

Not only have there been many dreary, rainy days, but there have also been a number of downpours. Vancouverites witnessed an intense downpour around 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 9 that caused flash flooding in parts of the city. As a matter of fact, Vancouver received over twice the average rainfall for September.

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.