• Kyle Sooley-Brookings

Strong Storm Impacting Nova Scotia, Newfoundland is Next #NSwx #NLwx


A strong area of low pressure will pass east of Nova Scotia and southeast of Newfoundland today and Monday.


Snow is falling over portions of Nova Scotia this morning. Snow is expected to continue for most of the day. There may be some mixed precipitation along southern coastal sections such as Barrington and up through Shelburne.


About 5 to 15 cm is expected for southern Nova Scotia between this morning and this evening. For northern sections, 20 to 30 cm of snow along with wind gusts to 80 km/h are expected.



Winter Storm Warning For:

  • Halifax County - East Of Porters Lake

  • Pictou County

  • Antigonish County

  • Guysborough County

  • Sydney Metro And Cape Breton County

  • Richmond County

  • Inverness County - South Of Mabou

  • Inverness County - Mabou And North

  • Victoria County


Special Weather Statement For:

  • Halifax Metro And Halifax County West

  • Lunenburg County

  • Queens County

  • Shelburne County

  • Yarmouth County

  • Digby County

  • Annapolis County

  • Kings County

  • Hants County

  • Colchester County - Truro And South

  • Colchester County - Cobequid Bay

  • Cumberland County - Minas Shore

  • Cumberland County North And Cobequid Pass

  • Colchester County North

In Newfoundland, eastern sections and the Avalon Peninsula will be the hardest hit.


Up to 45 cm of snow is expected for the Avalon, with 15 to 30 cm expected elsewhere in the warning area. There will also be wind gusts near 100 km/h, along the immediate areas of the coast, winds may reach 120 km/h.


The snow will commence this afternoon for most areas and last through Monday morning.

For the southeastern Avalon, snow may change to ice pellets or even a rain-snow mix. As a result, lesser snowfall amounts are expected in those areas.


Waves of 6 metres are expected along the coast of the Northern Avalon and St. John's on Monday morning. Coastal flooding is possible.


Winter Storm Warning For:

  • Terra Nova

  • Connaigre

  • St. John's And Vicinity

  • Avalon Peninsula North

  • Avalon Peninsula Southeast

  • Avalon Peninsula Southwest

  • Clarenville And Vicinity

  • Bonavista Peninsula

  • Burin Peninsula


Special Weather Statement For:

  • St. John's And Vicinity

  • Avalon Peninsula North

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