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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

Blizzard Warning Prompts Second Day of School Closures in NL

Multiple schools are either closed for the morning or have a delayed opening as Newfoundland continues to get pounded by severe weather.

In Western and Central Newfoundland there are multiple school closures.

On the west coast of Newfoundland, a blizzard warning is in effect. Today, another 5 to 10 cm of snow is expected along with blowing snow.

Strong winds are expected once again today with gusts up 100 km/h expected in Corner Brook, gusts to 70 km/h in Gander, and 80 km/h in St. John's.

The Qajaq W is holding at St. Barbe, awaiting for improved conditions.

Marine Atlantic is not sailing this morning but is expected to sail tonight.

Alerts as of Dec 17 at 7:00 am

Wind Warning for:

  • St. John's and Vicinity

  • Avalon Peninsula North

  • Avalon Peninsula Southeast

  • Avalon Peninsula Southwest

  • Bonavista Peninsula

  • Burin Peninsula

  • Connaigre

Blizzard Warning for:

  • Channel-Port aux Basques and Vicinity

  • Bay St. George

  • Corner Brook and Vicinity

  • Gros Morne

  • Parson's Pond - Hawke's Bay

  • Port Saunders and The Straits

Blowing Snow Advisory for:

  • Burgeo - Ramea

  • Deer Lake - Humber Valley


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