Updated Tuesday 2:30 p.m.
Much like my alarm clock at 4:45 a.m. this morning as I fill in on some early morning shifts, October's alarm clock also appears to be going off as it realizes it might have just overslept.
So about a week late, here comes the traditional autumn rains with a series of weather systems lined up and ready to make up for some lost time.
The first system is nearly here, already spreading its clouds with rain developing on the coast tonight, spreading inland toward dawn. Lows will be in the low-mid 50s.
Expect rain at times for Wednesday amid cloudy skies and temperatures in the low-mid 60s.
We'll get a one-day break from the rain Thursday as we're in between systems. Still expect partly to mostly cloudy skies but highs bumping back into the upper 60s and low 70s.
Rain eventually returns for Friday, kicking off four days of occasional steady light-to-moderate rains and blustery winds, although nothing too exciting in in either category as the brunt of each storm is pegged for British Columbia. Highs will hang out in the mid 60s.
Long range models actually are trending back to tranquil weather for next week. Guess that snooze button is awfully enticing!
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