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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

Another storm eyes Atlantic Canada

A strong low will push across Atlantic Canada over the next few days bringing snow, rain, mixed precipitation, and strong winds.

Rain is expected to push across New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island on Thursday and Thursday night and will spread to Nova Scotia on Friday.

Across northern New Brunswick, snowfall amounts of 5 to 15 cm and rainfall amounts of 10 to 20 mm are possible. There is the potential for several hours of freezing rain. For central and southern New Brunswick snowfall amounts of 15 cm is anticipated and rainfall amounts of 25 to 50 mm is expected. Winds will gust between 80 and 100 km/h.

On Prince Edward Island 20 to 40 mm of rain is possible and wind gusts between 80 and 100 km/h is expected.

From Thursday night to Friday evening Nova Scotia will see heavy rain. Amounts of 25 to 50 mm is possible. Wind gusts between 80 and 100 km/h is expected.

Localized flooding is likely.

Newfoundland rain and strong winds.

For western and southwestern sections of the province, 50 to 100 mm of rain is expected. Winds will gust between 80 to 110 km/h on Friday. Across Connaigre, the Burin and Avalon peninsulas, rainfall amounts of 30 to 60 mm is likely from noon Thursday until overnight Friday night.

Significant snowmelt is expected and flooding is likely.

Wind gusts from 90 to 120 km/h is expected.

In southeastern Labrador 15 to 30 cm of snow is expected on Friday.

Marine Atlantic is anticipating a potential impact to all departures due to impending weather conditions over the next 72 hours.

For more local information, check out our Atlantic Canada regional Facebook page and download our free Andriod app.

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