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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

Another system poised to impact Atlantic Canada

There is a storm on the way to Atlantic Canada.

New Brunswick

This storm is expected to bring snow freezing rain and rain to northern New Brunswick while southern New Brunswick will likely just see rain tonight and Wednesday.

15 to 20 cm of snow is expected in northern New Brunswick. For the Fundy coast of New Brunswick, 25 to 35 mm of rain is expected. Over central regions of New Brunswick, 2 to 4 hours of freezing rain is possible.

Winds will gust between 70 and 90 km/h with the strongest winds occurring in the south and east.

Prince Edward Island

Rain will push into Prince Edward Island on Tuesday night and rain will continue for much of the day on Wednesday before clearing out on Wednesday night. There is the potential for some freezing rain for extreme northwestern sections of Prince Edward Island.

Rainfall amounts of 5 to 10 mm is expected.

Wind gusts to 80 km/h are possible.

Nova Scotia

Rain is expected to push into Nova Scotia on Wednesday and linger until Wednesday night.

Rainfall amounts of 10 to 20 mm are possible.

Winds will gust between 70 and 90 km/h.


Snow will push into Newfoundland on Wednesday morning the snow will change to rain for most areas by Wednesday afternoon with the exception of the Great Northern Peninsula which will continue to see snow.

Rain will continue across the majority of Newfoundland until Thursday morning. From there, the rain will move out and scattered flurries is possible for many areas. Snowsqualls are expected along the West Coast until Thursday afternoon.

Across southern Newfoundland rainfall amounts of 10 to 20 mm is expected. 20 to 30 mm, except possibly exceeding 50 mm over higher elevations is likely on the southwestern coast. For the west coast, 10 to 20 mm of rain is expected. Lesser amounts are expected in central and eastern Newfoundland.

Heavy snow is possible on the Great Northern Peninsula where 15 to 25 cm is expected.

Winds will gust between 70 and 90 km/h across the island. Winds may gust to 110 km/h in the Wreckhouse area.


Snow is expected across the majority of southern Labrador. Snow will begin on Tuesday night and continue until Thursday afternoon.

15 to 20 cm of snow is expected for southeastern areas.

The wind in Labrador will not be significant.

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


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