Fall has arrived in the Lower Mainland and the forecast includes plenty of wetter, cooler weather heading into next week.
The Vancouver forecast includes a couple of days of sunshine heading into the weekend but decidedly wet weather next week.
Starting on Friday (Sept. 24), Environment Canada calls for sunshine and a high of 20°C with clear skies and a low of 11°C overnight. Saturday is expected to be sunny during the day with a 30 per cent of showers overnight.
The weather is expected to take a decidedly dreary turn on Sunday, however. The forecast calls for rain all day and overnight, with a high of 17°C and a low of 10°C. Monday's forecast also includes rain all day and night, while Tuesday is expected to see periods of rain during the day and a 60 per cent chance of showers overnight.
Wednesday and Tuesday also look like they'll be wet, with rain or periods of rain throughout each day.
Metro Vancouver Weather Forecast
Environment Canada is calling for a warmer than average autumn on the south coast of B.C. in its complete forecast released Sept.1 — the first day of meteorological fall.
This winter La Niña could also impact temperatures in the Lower Mainland region, as well as the amount of snow. Currently, the federal weather forecaster's models are indicating that there is a "medium" chance of a weak La Niña this winter but that its effects won't show until December.