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Your daily commute and weather forecast: Dec. 18, 2018

More rain today, with a peak at sunshine tomorrow, and potential snow on the weekend

Good morning! It was a rainy start to the day at 6 C as of 7 a.m., and the Environment Canada weather service tells us we’ve got 96 per cent humidity and 5 km/h winds from the east-northeast.

We can expect to see more rain today, and likely at least until next Monday, according to Environment Canada, with only a bit of sun poking out Wednesday with a chance of showers. Highs in the next week are set to drop from 8 or 9 C to 5 C by early next week, with lows dropping from 7 C to 1 or 2 C.

Click the image for a link to the Environment Canada forecast for Abbotsford.
Environment Canada
Click the image for a link to the Environment Canada forecast for Abbotsford.

Environment Canada

And over the weekend we could see some flakes falling from the skies, according to the Environment Canada forecast, with periods of rain or snow overnight Saturday and a 60 per cent chance of rain showers or flurries Sunday.

Currently, visibility is eight kilometres.

Click the image for a link to the map on Google.
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Click the image for a link to the map on Google.

Google Maps

On clear roads and driving at the speed limit, a drive from the Abbotsford News building to Downtown Vancouver would take 50 minutes.

Today, your daily commute time as of 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 is one hour 30 minutes, with plenty of congestion along Highway 1 in Aldergrove, Langley, Surrey and through from the Port Mann Bridge to 1st Ave. in Vancouver.

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