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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

Another storm impacting Atlantic Canada

An area of low pressure will approach the Maritimes this afternoon bringing rain to the majority of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and most of New Brunswick this afternoon.

For most of Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island, rainfall amounts will range from 20 to 40 mm. Across most of New Brunswick, rainfall amounts of 10 to 20 mm are anticipated.

There are several alerts in effect:

Les Suêtes wind warning

  • Inverness County - Mabou and north

Strong Les Suetes winds are expected early this evening with gusts to 110 km/h possible.

Snowfall warning

  • Campbellton and Restigouche County

  • Mount Carleton - Renous Highway

Snowfall with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected. Snow will begin near noon and end overnight tonight.

Special weather statement

  • Campbellton and Restigouche County

  • Edmundston and Madawaska County

  • Grand Falls and Victoria County

Total snowfall near 10 cm with higher amounts possible is expected over northwestern New Brunswick beginning this morning and ending this evening.


After impacting the Maritimes, the low will pass over Newfoundland and Labrador tonight and Tuesday bringing snow, rain, and strong winds to portions of the province.

Rain is expected across most of Newfoundland and snow is expected across most of Labrador with a rain and snow mix over southeastern areas.

For the south coast and the Avalon rainfall amounts between 15 and 25 mm are possible overnight and into Tuesday. Along the west coast rainfall amounts of 10 to 20 mm are expected. Central sections of the Island will see about 5 to 10 mm.

In Labrador general snowfall amounts of 5 to 10 cm are anticipated but a few areas in southeastern Labrador could see up to 30 cm of snow.

There are several alerts issued by Environment and Climate Change Canada:

Wind warning

  • Bay St. George

  • Corner Brook and vicinity

  • Gros Morne

  • Parson's Pond - Hawke's Bay

Tonight winds will gust between 70 km/h and 100 km/h. On Tuesday gusts between 80 km/h and 100 km/h are possible.

Snowfall warning

  • Cartwright to Black Tickle

  • Eagle River

Total snowfall amounts of 10 cm is possible along parts of the coast to 30 cm inland and over higher terrain. Winds will also gust to 80 km/h. Snow will begin this evening and continue through Tuesday.

Wreckhouse wind warning

  • Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity

Maximum wind gusts to 110 km/h are expected in the Wreckhouse area this evening until shortly after midnight.

Special weather statement

  • Norman Bay to Lodge Bay

  • Postville - Makkovik

  • Red Bay to L'Anse-au-Clair

  • Rigolet and vicinity

  • Upper Lake Melville

A mix of rain and snow is expected this evening until Tuesday morning. Rainfall amounts of 15 to 30 mm is expected combined with snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm.

In anticipation of the weather, Marine Atlantic is advising of a potential weather impact. Both crossings scheduled for tonight could be impacted.

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