Unsettled weather across Atlantic Canada as next system moves through


It will be a rainy day across most of Nova Scotia as a low passes to the east of the province. Rainfall amounts of 10 to 20 mm is expected today and tonight. As the temperature falls across Cape Breton Island tonight, the rain will change to snow with about 5 mm expected.


Overnight and Monday the low will move into Newfoundland and will bring snow, rain, and freezing rain.


Freezing rain is expected to begin this evening for the northern Avalon Peninsula and from Clarenville to Bonavista North. The freezing rain will continue until Monday morning when showers or flurries and strong winds are expected.


For the remainder of central Newfoundland and the eastern half of the Northern Peninsula, snowfall and strong winds are expected this evening through Monday night.


Snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm is expected combined with winds gusting between 70 and 90 km/h.


For the south coast rainfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm are expected tonight. In the Corner Brook area, rainfall of 2 mm and snowfall of 5 cm are expected overnight.


On Monday night eastern Newfoundland will change to snow as the low departs with about 5 cm expected.


Marine Atlantic is anticipating impacts on departures tonight and Monday morning.