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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

Storm Impacting Atlantic Canada

Severe weather is continuing across Atlantic Canada.

Heavy snow will continue across New Brunswick today. 20 to 30 cm is expected. For southern New Brunswick, ice pellets are freezing rain are expected. The freezing rain may be significant across southern sections.

20 to 25 cm of snow is expected across Prince Edward Island. Ice pellets may mix with snow throughout the day. Winds will be gusty as well so blowing snow is possible.

Nova Scotia will see a mix of snow, freezing rain and rain. For Cape Breton Island, 20 to 30 cm of snow is expected by this evening. For central Nova Scotia, an extended period of freezing rain is expected. As a result power outages are possible. 20 to 30 mm of rain along with wind gusts to 80 km/h are expected for the southern areas of Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County, Shelburne County, Queens County, Digby County, and Annapolis County) there is also a risk of thunderstorms in southern areas.

Across Newfoundland, there is a snowfall warning for the south coast. Snow will continue through the night with 15 cm expected in the warning area and lesser amounts elsewhere across the island.


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