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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

Significant snow expected across Atlantic Canada

A major storm will bring heavy snow, rain, and strong winds to Atlantic Canada.

Nova Scotia

Tonight until Monday, a long-duration snow event is expected across the province. Central and eastern sections of the province will see 30 to 40 cm of snow with up to 80 cm or possibly higher for the eastern mainland and Cape Breton.

Snow will taper to flurries Sunday night or Monday.


Today through Tuesday western Newfoundland will see heavy snow and strong winds. 20 to 40 cm is expected. Winds will gust between 60 and 90 km/h. Conditions will be the worst from Sunday morning to Monday morning.

The northeast coast of Newfoundland from White Bay to Terra Nova will see snow from today through Tuesday night. Snowfall amounts of 30 to 50 cm is possible combined with wind gusts from 60 to 70 km/h. Conditions will be the worst from Sunday night to Tuesday night.

For Clarenville, Bonavista, and the northwestern Avalon, 30 to 50 cm of snow is expected. St. John's and the northeastern Avalon will see amounts of 15 to 25 cm from Sunday evening to Wednesday morning. Rainfall of up to 25 mm is possible over parts of the northern Avalon. Winds will gust between 60 and 80 km/h.


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