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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

Significant amounts of snow expected across parts of Atlantic Canada

New Brunswick

Up to 20 cm of snow is expected across the northeastern sections of the province.

Charlotte County, Saint John County, and Kings County will see 25 to 45 mm of rain today.

Prince Edward Island

Across eastern areas, rain will change to a mix of freezing rain and ice pellets this morning. Precipitation will taper to flurries by Thursday evening. For western areas, snow is expected today with total amounts of 15 to 25 cm.

Nova Scotia

Most of the province will receive 30 to 50 mm of rain. The rain will end from west to east by this evening. The rain will change to freezing rain, ice pellets, and snow by this evening before tapering off tonight.

An extended period of freezing rain is expected across northwestern Cape Breton. Power outages are likely.


Snow will push across most of Newfoundland today. Snow will likely make a quick transition to ice pellets.

It appears as though the heaviest snow will fall over the northern Avalon Peninsula, including St. John's. Snowfall amounts of 50 to 90 cm are expected. On the southern Avalon and Burin Peninsula, 30 to 50 cm of snow is expected, ice pellet accumulations of 10 to 15 cm is likely and there will be about six to eight hours of freezing rain. Power outages are likely.

Channel-Port aux to Burgeo will receive 15 to 30 cm of snow, 20 cm is expected for the interior and 30 to 45 cm for Clarenville, Terra Nova, and the Bonavista Peninsula.

Snow will continue on Friday but will gradually end from west to east before finally ending on the Avalon on Saturday morning.


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