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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

Atlantic Canada Looking at Another Round of Rain, Snow, and Freezing Rain

A low-pressure system south of Nova Scotia will bring more unsettled weather to Atlantic Canada today and through Wednesday.

Eastern Quebec

The Eastern Gaspé Peninsula will see snow on Tuesday afternoon. Up to 15 cm of snow is expected.

New Brunswick

Heavy snow is expected across most of New Brunswick with the exception of southern sections. Amounts of 15 to 30 cm are expected. An extended period of freezing is also expected for parts of southeastern New Brunswick including Kent county, Grand Lake and Queens County, Oromocto and Sunbury County and northern Charlotte county. Snow and ice pellets are expected for southeastern New Brunswick followed by a transition to rain.

Prince Edward Island

Snow and ice pellets are expected to develop early on Tuesday morning. Precipitation will change to rain on Tuesday with about 10 mm expected.

Nova Scotia

Some ice pellets or freezing rain is expected overnight tonight followed by a transition to rain. Heavy rain is expected along the Atlantic Coast on Tuesday. Areas inland may see an extended period of freezing rain.


Precipitation will move into Newfoundland on Tuesday afternoon. At this point, there could be a major freezing rain event for the south coast, central, and western Newfoundland. It looks like the Avalon will remain as rain and some snow is possible over higher elevations of the west coast. Freezing rain will be more prevalent over higher elevations. Areas adjacent to the coast may stay as rain. There is a Wreckhouse wind warning in effect for Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity. Gusts from 100 to 120 km/h are expected Tuesday afternoon to near midnight Tuesday night.


Snow is expected to reach coastal Labrador on Tuesday evening. 15 to 25 cm is expected from Tuesday evening to Wednesday evening.


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