Vancouver forecast calls for more snow, several days of rain

The Metro Vancouver weather forecast calls for a great deal of rainfall this week after a snowstorm caused commuter mayhem in the region on Wednesday. 

Environment Canada calls for periods of snow mixed with rain ending near noon on Thursday. Following this, the forecast calls for cloudy skies with a 40 per cent chance of rain showers or flurries. There is also a risk of freezing rain this morning, with local snowfall amounts of between two and four centimetres. 

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The evening is expected to be cloudy with a 40 per cent chance of flurries or rain showers. Winds are expected up to 15 km/h, with a nighttime low of minus one. The wind chill will make temperatures feel like minus five overnight.

Tomorrow's forecast calls for periods of snow mixed with rain changing to rain showers near noon. Local snowfall amounts are expected to be around two centimetres, with a daytime high of three degrees.

Starting Friday night, the forecast is calling for rain. In fact, Saturday through Sunday are expected to see rainfall every day, with milder daytime highs between plus six and nine degrees. Nighttime lows will also be milder, too. 

Metro Vancouver Weather Forecast 

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Image: Environment Canada

Yesterday, TransLink declared Wednesday "an extreme travel day," and advised would-be riders to "stay home where possible." Today, the transportation agency notes that commuters should have an easier time getting around, but that they should expect delays

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