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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

Another storm impacting Atlantic Canada

An area of low pressure located off the eastern coast of Maine is going to bring unsettled weather to the Maritimes and Newfoundland today and Tuesday.

Snow is expected across New Brunswick today through Tuesday morning. Across southern New Brunswick, 15 to 25 cm of snow is expected. Snowfall amounts will drop toward the northwest.

Across central and western Prince Edward Island, snowfall amounts of 20 to 25 cm is expected by Tuesday morning. Lesser amounts of 10 to 15 cm is expected in eastern Prince Edward Island because snow is expected to change to rain over eastern Prince Edward Island for a period tonight.

Most of Nova Scotia will see 25 to 40 mm of rain today and into Tuesday. Northern sections of the province will see snow with some areas seeing 20 to 25 cm. There is a Les Suêtes wind warning in effect for Inverness County - Mabou and north. Winds will gust to 90 km/h late this afternoon until early this evening.

Tonight snow will push across Newfoundland but will quickly change to rain for most areas. As the low departs, precipitation will change back to snow on Tuesday evening across the west coast. Some areas on the west coast could see up to 15 cm. Heavy rain is expected on the south coast with 20 to 45 mm expected. The northern Avalon, central, and parts of the west coast will get about 10 to 20 mm of rain. Winds will also be strong with gusts to 80 km/h anticipated. There is a Wreckhouse wind warning in effect for Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity, gusts up to 110 km/h are possible this evening until overnight.

Marine Atlantic has cancelled crossings for this evening and Tuesday morning.


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