System to Bring Rain and Snow to Atlantic Canada
An area of low pressure over the Great Lakes region will move across the Maritimes tonight and Tuesday and Newfoundland on Tuesday and Tuesday night.
Snow is expected across New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island and a rain/snow mix across Nova Scotia. About 5 to 10 centimetres of snow is expected across New Brunswick and Northern Nova Scotia. Some spots on Prince Edward Island could see up to 20 centimetres. 10 to 20 millimetres of rain is expected for southern and eastern Nova Scotia.
In Newfoundland, snow is expected across central and western areas of the Island with a rain/snow mix for the south coast and Avalon. Across the south coast and central, snowfall amounts between 10 and 20 centimetres are possible. Across the Burin and Southern Avalon, 10 to 20 millimetres of rain is possible.
In Nova Scotia, there is a Les Suêtes wind warning in effect for Inverness County - Mabou and north. Wind gusts to 100 km/h are expected from early Tuesday morning to mid-day.
Special weather statements have been issued for most of Newfoundland with the exception of the west coast.