Here we go again: Another stormy-weather alert for your Metro Vancouver weekend

A bundled up woman walks as snow falls in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday December 9, 2016. A snowfall warning is in effect for parts of the south coast and the Fraser Valley. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck ORG XMIT: VCRD109

 

Environment Canada has issued a warning that another fall storm should hit the south coast overnight Saturday and is expected to deliver 50 to 70 millimetres of rain, depending on the location.

The alert was sent out Friday afternoon covering Metro Vancouver including Maple Ridge and Langley, with rain to start over Vancouver Island tonight, reaching the mainland coast by Saturday morning. Rainfall is expected to intensify through the afternoon and evening.

Localized flooding is possible in low-lying areas as rainfall increases, but conditions are forecast to improve around midnight Saturday with only a few showers lingering into Sunday.

Meanwhile … on the North Shore’s Grouse Mountain Friday:

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Readers can monitor Environment Canada’s latest alerts on its website for up-to-date conditions. People can also report severe-weather observations to the agency, or tweet reports using the hashtag #BCStorm.

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