Another Storm Eyes Atlantic Canada and Quebec


An area of low pressure centred over Mississippi will move northeastward over the next couple of days while intensifying.


This low will have an impact on the weather in southern Quebec and Atlantic Canada beginning on Sunday.


Southern Quebec

Areas along the St. Lawrence River will see snow from this system. Snow will begin on Saturday night. Some areas could see snow linger through Monday. Snowfall amounts across parts of Eastern and Central Quebec could be 20 to 40 cm.


Maritimes

Rain ahead of the low will fall across Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island tonight. On Saturday night rain will continue across Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island and move across eastern New Brunswick. In western New Brunswick, snow is expected with the risk of ice pellets. All of New Brunswick will transition to snow on Sunday night while precipitation winds down elsewhere. Snowfall amounts could reach 20 to 40 cm across western New Brunswick. Southern and southeastern New Brunswick could see 30 to 50 mm of rain with 20 to 40 mm expected elsewhere. Wind gusts between 80 and 100 km/h are possible.


Newfoundland and Labrador

A few showers are expected tomorrow across the Island, from there, the rain will become more persistent on Sunday. There is a risk of freezing rain and ice pellets on the Northern Peninsula. On Sunday, snow will move into Labrador. Rainfall amounts of Newfoundland will range from 15 to 30 mm with higher amounts expected on the south coast. By Wednesday parts of Labrador could see 30 to 50 cm of snow. Across the southwestern and west coast of Newfoundland, winds may gust to 80 km/h.


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