Storm to impact most of Atlantic Canada


An area of low pressure will impact Nova Scotia on Tuesday night and Newfoundland on Wednesday.


This low will bring heavy rain to southeastern New Brunswick and most of Nova Scotia. There will also be strong winds.


For southeastern New Brunswick rainfall amounts of 25 to 50 mm are expected and winds will gust to 80 km/h on Tuesday through Tuesday night.


Rainfall amounts of 30 to 60 mm is expected across most of Nova Scotia.


Across southwestern sections of Nova Scotia, winds will gust to 90 km/h on Tuesday. For Inverness County - Mabou and north winds gusts to 160 km/h are possible Tuesday afternoon and overnight.


Across western and southern Newfoundland heavy rain, freezing rain, and strong winds are expected on Tuesday night and Wednesday.


Along the south coast, 40 to 70 mm of rain is expected. For the west coast, 15 to 30 mm of rain is possible.


There is a potential for an extended period of freezing rain mainly in the west and over the Great Northern Peninsula. Freezing rain amounts of 15 to 20 mm is possible.


Winds will also be strong with gusts between 80 and 120 km/h expected. In the Wreckhouse area gusts to 140 km/h are possible.


Localized flooding due to heavy rain and snowmelt is possible. In areas of strong winds and freezing rain, power outages are possible.


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