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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

Winter storm continues to pound the Avalon Peninsula



A winter storm continues to pound the Avalon and Burin Peninsulas along with Clarenville to Terra Nova.


Many locations on the Avalon Peninsula have seen over 20 cm of snow with 30+ cm still expected for some areas. The St. John's Metro area is expecting to see the most snow.


Snow will increase in intensity across the Avalon over the next few hours, winds will pick up too. This afternoon and early evening will be the worst of the storm.


Winter storm warnings remain in effect for the Avalon Peninsula North, Avalon Peninsula Southeast, Avalon Peninsula Southwest, the Bonavista Peninsula, Clarenville and vicinity, and St. John's and vicinity. There is a snowfall warning for the Burin Peninsula and a blowing snow advisory for Terra Nova.


The storm has prompted a number of closures. Additionally, Newfoundland Power is reporting some power outages.


Travel is not recommended from:

  • Roaches Line to Whitbourne

  • Salmonier Line to Roaches Line

  • Park East Boundary to Park West Boundary

  • Cape Broyle to Chance Cove Park

  • Trans Canada Highway to Intersection Route 101

  • Eastport Junction to Eastport Park Boundary

  • Holyrood to Roaches Line

  • Intersection Route 60 to Harbour Grace

  • Tilton to New Harbour

  • Trans-Canada Highway to Harbour Grace

  • Trans Canada Highway to Green's Harbour

  • Trans Canada Highway to Markland

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