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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

Weather System Eyes Atlantic Canada

An area of low pressure will rapidly intensify as it approaches Atlantic Canada on Monday night.

The system will deliver snow, ice pellets, freezing rain, rain, and gusty winds to all four Atlantic provinces.

Across New Brunswick, snow will transition to ice pellets or freezing rain on Tuesday afternoon before coming to an end on Tuesday night.

Prince Edward Island will see snow move in on Tuesday morning and from there will transition to freezing rain and/or ice pellets before coming to an end on Tuesday night.

In Nova Scotia precipitation will likely be snow for Halifax and north and a mix of ice pellets and freezing rain south of Halifax. All areas will transition ice pellets of freezing over the day on Tuesday and then to rain before ending on Tuesday night.

All areas of Newfoundland will see snow to start on Tuesday night and then a transition to ice pellets and/or freezing rain. Across the south coast and Avalon, a transition to rain is expected by Wednesday morning. For the Northern Peninsula, precipitation will likely remain as snow. Precipitation should end Wednesday evening.

Most of southern Labrador, especially southeastern Labrador will see snow from this storm also.

The heaviest snow will fall across western New Brunswick and western Newfoundland where 15 to 25 cm is possible. An extended period of freezing rain is expected across Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and southern Newfoundland.


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