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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

Newfoundland and Labrador impacted by stormy weather

Today it's Newfoundland and Labrador's turn to be impacted by a storm that cut power to thousands, closed roads, and disrupted holiday travel across eastern Canada.

Rain is expected for the south coast of Newfoundland. In the heaviest rain, 20 to 40 mm is possible. The northern Avalon will get 10 to 20 mm.

Most of central and western Newfound will see 3 to 8 mm of rain, 2 to 5 mm of freezing rain, and about 2 to 5 cm of snow.

On the Northern Peninsula, 5 to 10 cm of snow is expected.

In Labrador, snowfall amounts will range from 10 to 30 cm.

Across the entire province, there will be strong winds. Winds will gust between 70 and 90 km/h. Across exposed areas of the west coast, gusts could reach 140 km/h.

There is the potential for power outages.

Marine Atlantic has cancelled all crossings for this morning and anticipates crossings for tonight will also be impacted.

There are several cancelled and delayed flights.


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