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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

Storm to impact Atlantic Canada

A low pressure system off the northeastern coast of the United States will bring stormy weather to Atlantic Canada.

New Brunswick

Snow is expected to begin this afternoon across most of New Brunswick. The snow will continue into Wednesday.

Generally snowfall amounts of 10 to 20 cm is expected. Across eastern and central New Brunswick 15 to 25 cm is possible. Winds will be strong with gusts from 70 to 80 km/h expected. The southeast coast will see gusts to 90 km/h.

Prince Edward Island

Snow is expected this evening through Thursday. Snowfall amounts of 10 to 20 cm is expected combined with wind gusts to 60 km/h.

Nova Scotia

Snow will spread across Nova Scotia from west to east this afternoon. Snow will change to rain tonight. On Wednesday most areas will see rain, but rain will change back to snow Wednesday evening and could give accumulations up to 10 cm before ending early Thursday morning.

15 to 25 cm of snow is possible for Guysborough, Richmond, Sydney Metro and Cape Breton and Victoria counties.

Winds will gust between 70 and 90 km/h across southern Nova Scotia and up to 140 over the Cape Breton Highlands.


There is the potential for significant snow over southern Newfoundland tomorrow night, and impacting much of the island on Thursday.

Strong winds are also expected.

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