• Kyle Sooley-Brookings

Storm Bringing Snow, Rain, & Strong Wind to NL & Snow to NS




A storm system that is currently located southeast of Nova Scotia is bringing some unsettled weather for portions of Nova Scotia this morning and will make it to Newfoundland and Labrador later today. Nova Scotia

Across Nova Scotia, snow is expected. The snow will not amount to much for the Mainland, but on Cape Breton Island, snowfall amounts of 15 to 30 centimetres are expected. Over some areas, winds may gust to 90 km/h. The snow will wind down this afternoon. Newfoundland

Snow is expected to push across Newfoundland this afternoon. Snow will change to rain for the Avalon and Burin Peninsulas. Elsewhere across the Island, precipitation will remain as snow. Snowfall amounts of about 20 centimetres is expected for the Avalon, in central Newfoundland snowfall amounts of 20 to 40 centimetres are expected and the west coast will get about 15 to 20 centimetres. On the Great Northern Peninsula, snowfall amounts of 20 to 40 centimetres are also possible.

On the Avalon Peninsula and Burin Peninsula, rainfall amounts of 35 to 50 mm are possible. This rainfall combined with snow may result in localized flooding.

Strong winds are also expected with gusts to 100 km/h expected on the Avalon, gusts from 60 to 80 km/h are expected elsewhere. Labrador Heavy snow is expected in southeastern sections of Labrador. Total snowfall amounts of 20 to 30 centimetres are expected. Marine Atlantic is not running this morning but is expected to be able to cross tonight.

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