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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

Storm continues across Atlantic Provinces

New Brunswick

20 to 30 cm of snow is expected across central and northern New Brunswick. Southwestern New Brunswick and areas along the Fundy coast will see 30 to 50 mm of rain. The rain will end this afternoon.

Prince Edward Island

Across Prince Edward Island wind gusts to 100 km/h are possible and will continue until this evening.

Nova Scotia

Rainfall amounts of 20 to 50 mm are expected and winds will gust between 90 and 100 km/h. Rain and strong winds will continue this morning, gradually diminishing over western areas of the province this afternoon and over eastern areas this evening.


Along the south coast rainfall amounts of 30 to 50 mm are expected.

Winds will gust between 100 and 120 km/h along most of the south coast, central, and the Avalon.

Across the west coast, winds will gust to 150 km/h along exposed areas of the coast and 160 km/h in the Wreckhouse area.


Across the Big Land, significant amounts of snow is expected from this evening until early Friday morning.

Postville-Makkovik to Hopedale will receive nearly 25 cm of snow. Nain and Natuashish will see about 5 to 10 cm. Winds will gust to 100 km/h.

15 to 30 cm of snow is expected from Churchill Falls to Upper Lake Melville.

From Lodge Bay to Cartwright winds will gust from 80 to 110 km/h.


All Marine Atlantic Crossings are cancelled for today and tonight.

The Confederation Bridge has restricted certain classes of vehicles from crossing until the current high wind situation changes. Restricted classes include automobiles towing trailers, motorcycles, highsided vehicles including trucks, tractor trailers, recreational vehicles, and buses.


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