There is a 60 per cent chance of a few flurries in Victoria starting Sunday evening, according to The Weather Network, which carries into next week with 40 per cent chance of flurries on Monday and Tuesday. (File photo)

Snow might be on the horizon for most of the Island

Temperatures dip below freezing this weekend and into early next week that could lead to flurries

That mocking you’ve been doing of the folks in Eastern Canada?

Prepare for the possibility of eating your words.

With temperatures set to dive below freezing Sunday and into early next week, snow is a distinct possibility for much of Vancouver Island

There is a 60 per cent chance of a few flurries starting Sunday evening, according to The Weather Network, which carries into next week with a 40 per cent chance of flurries on Monday and Tuesday.

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The chance of flurries increases to 60 per cent on Wednesday before warmer temperatures hit Thursday and Friday turning flurries to showers.

Environment Canada, meanwhile, is predicting a chance of flurries for Nanaimo, Duncan, Courtenay, Port Alberni and Campbell River Sunday and Wednesday in its seven-day forecast, and the same Tuesday and Wednesday in Port Hardy and Wednesday in Ucluelet.

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