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Stormy weather to impact Atlantic Canada




A low is bringing heavy rain to most of New Brunswick today. Rainfall amounts of 40 to 70 mm is expected. The rain will taper off this evening.


Across Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, rain is also expected, but to a lesser extent. This afternoon until later this evening there will be strong winds over the area with gusts between 80 and 100 km/h.


Tonight, western Newfoundland will also experience strong winds with gusts between 80 and 100 km/h over coastal and exposed areas.


From this evening until Tuesday morning or afternoon 15 to 20 cm of snow is expected this includes Churchill Fall, Churchill Valley, Hopedale and vicinity, and Postville - Makkovik.

For Upper Lake Melville and Rigolet and vicinity 15 to 20 cm of snow is expected and freezing rain could last for about six hours.


Nain and vicinity will see about 10 to 15 cm of snow.


The Trans-Labrador Highway from Upper Lake Melville to Cartwright, and Cartwright to Lodge Bay will see total rainfall of 10 to 20 mm.


Strong winds are expected across Labrador with gusts between 70 and 100 km/h.


Marine Atlantic is anticipating ferry delays tomorrow.

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