A powerful low continues to impact Atlantic Canada.
Precipitation will end later this morning. Rainfall amounts of 5 to 10 mm is expected across southern New Brunswick. Central New Brunswick could see another 4 to 6 hours of freezing rain.
Prince Edward Island
Rain is falling across Prince Edward Island at this hour. The rain will continue for the day but will changeover to freezing rain in Prince County this morning, while rain persists in Queens and Kings Counties into the afternoon before changing to freezing rain this evening.
20 to 30 mm of rain is expected. Freezing rain amounts will range from 2 to 10 mm.
Most of the province is seeing rain this morning. Rain will change to freezing rain across Cumberland and Colchester counties this afternoon. Rain will persist until tonight delivering 20 to 40 mm of rain to most of the province.
A secondary low will move in on Monday leading to more freezing rain.
The Island portion of the province is continuing to see the impacts of a storm today.
Rain is falling across most areas this morning, there is some freezing rain in the Deer Lake area and snow on the Great Northern Peninsula.
The south coast and the Avalon Peninsula will remain as rain. The rain will continue until Tuesday morning. The heaviest rain will fall along the south coast where 75 to 150 mm of rain is expected. This rain will cause flooding and roads could be washed out.
The Corner Brook area will see 20 to 30 mm of rain. On the Avalon Peninsula including St. John's 50 to 75 mm of rain is expected. This rain and warmer temperatures will result in significant snowmelt leading to flooding.
Freezing rain will fall across most of central and in the Corner Brook and Deer Lake area today, tonight, through Sunday, and even into Monday. Significant freezing rain accumulation is possible. This ice buildup could cause power outages and driving will be dangerous. The heaviest freezing rain is expected for Deer Lake, Buchans, and Grand Falls-Windsor where over 40 mm could fall.
Snow is expected to continue on the Great Northern Peninsula until Sunday morning. Snowfall amounts of 20 to 40 cm are possible.
Marine Atlantic has cancelled both the North Sydney to Port aux Basques and Port aux Basques to North Sydney departures for this morning and crossings for tomorrow night and Monday could be cancelled.
Travel is not recommended on the following routes as of 8:00 am Newfoundland Time on Jan. 14:
Badger to South Brook
Gander to Notre Dame Junction
South Brook to Birchy Narrows
Notre Dame Junction to Boyd's Cove
Trans Canada Highway to Northern Arm
Northern Arm to Leading Tickles
Northern Arm to Fortune Harbour
South Brook to Triton
Intersection Route 380 to Long Island Ferry
Trans-Canada Highway to Springdale
King's Point to Harry's Harbour
Hampden Junction to Jackson's Arm
Rocky Harbour to Cow Head
Wiltondale to Rocky Harbour
Wiltondale to Trout River
St. Anthony Airport to Roddickton
Roddickton to Plum Point
Roddickton to Englee
The Confederation Bridge is open to all traffic.