System to impact Atlanic Canada


A low will impact the Maritimes on Friday and Newfoundland on Saturday.


The quick mover will bring snow, freezing, rain, and rain to the Maritimes.


For northeastern New Brunswick snow will begin Friday morning will become mixed with or change to ice pellets in the afternoon. Snowfall amounts of 10 to 20 cm is likely. Some regions of northeastern New Brunswick will see precipitation change over to freezing rain late in the day Friday.


Across southern and central New Brunswick freezing rain is expected on Friday morning and afternoon.


Across Prince Edward Island precipitation will begin as snow or ice pellets tonight, and then transition to freezing rain on Friday morning. Freezing rain will then continue until it changes to rain for most areas later in the day on Friday.


Light snow will move across Nova Scotia tonight. Snow will change to rain for southern sections. Across central sections and Cape Breton Island, an extended period of freezing rain is expected.


Some heavier snow is expected on Cape Breton Island. Up to 15 cm is possible. Friday afternoon until Friday evening winds will gust to 120 km/h in the Inverness County - Mabou and north area.


On Saturday snow will move into Newfoundland. Snow will change to freezing rain and rain on the Avalon Peninsula and the south coast. Snow is expected for central and western Newfoundland. Snow is also expected on the Great Northern Peninsula.


Marine Atlantic is anticipating impacts to their schedule on Friday evening and Saturday morning.