Unsettled weather to move across Atlantic Canada


An area of low pressure will move across the Maritimes on Sunday. The low will impact Newfoundland on Sunday night and Monday.


New Brunswick

Snow is expected to move in on Sunday. Across northeastern New Brunswick, snow will begin Sunday morning. About 10 cm is expected. The northernmost sections of the province will get 15 to 20 cm. Snow will change to ice pellets or freezing rain by early Sunday evening. Periods of freezing rain or rain will then continue Sunday night before tapering to flurries early Monday morning.


For central and southern sections a rain and snow mix is expected with minimal amounts expected.


Prince Edward Island

On Sunday snow is expected near noon. Snow will change to ice pellets late in the afternoon. There is a risk of freezing rain before a transition to rain on Sunday night. 5 cm of snow is expected followed by 5 to 10 mm of rain.


Nova Scotia

Snow or ice pellets are expected across mainland Nova Scotia. Snow will change to rain in the morning and continue on Sunday night. Precipitation amounts will be minimal. On Cape Breton Island 5 cm of snow is expected followed by 5 to 10 mm of rain.


Newfoundland

Snow is expected on Sunday night and Monday. The snow will end Monday afternoon. Generally, 5 to 10 cm of snow is expected. Along the south coast, 10 to 15 cm is possible.


Behind the low, another system is expected on Tuesday.


Marine Atlantic is anticipating impacts to crossings on Sunday night.