Late Season Snowfall to Pummel Parts of Newfoundland

May 23, 2018

An area of low pressure will deliver some nasty weather to parts of Newfoundland.

Precipitation will begin in all areas as rain.

Rain will be heaviest along the South Coast.

The rain will change to snow in some areas. In face heavy snow is possible for Gander and places north of Gander.

Some areas such as Bonavista North may end up with over 40 cm of snow.

On the Northern Peninsula there will be snow also, but with much smaller accumulation of just 2 cm expected.

Over higher terrain on the West Coast we may end up seeing some snowfall also.

Clearing skies will prevail on Thursday.

Watching The Caribbean for Possible Development

May 23, 2018
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There is a low centered just east of Belize that is producing cloudiness and showers across the Caribbean Sea across Cuba and into the Florida peninsula.

Right now strong upper-level winds will hinder any development.

However, some development is possible later this week as the low moves into the central or eastern Gulf of Mexico.

The system is bringing heavy rain to western Cuba, the Cayman Islands, and Florida,

The National Hurricane Center says that there is a 50 percent chance of development ...

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National Outlook for May 23

May 23, 2018
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The Maritimes, are going to experience a very rainy Wednesday, with some areas under rainfall advisories.  

Central Canada will see Quebec experience a 40% chance of showers, while Ontario will have above average temperatures, and experience nothing but sunshine! 

The Prairies, will see a very sunny Wednesday, with some areas in northern Alberta seeing heat advisories, as their temperatures will be in the low 30 degree range. 

  • Corner Brook NL - 9 degrees with a 40% chance of showers all day.  
  • St...

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Remembering Joplin – 7 years later

May 23, 2018
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Tuesday marked the anniversary of the EF-5 Tornado that hit the city of Joplin Missouri.

At 5:34 p.m. (CDT) with winds at 200 mph (320 km/h), the twister started its destructive path, that ultimately took 158(+3 indirect) deaths within the time span of just 15 minutes.

This was the costliest and deadliest Tornado in the World since 1950.

On top of the fatalities, 1,150 individuals were injured, and the lasting emotional and physical effects from that fateful day are everlasting.

However, there ar...

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The National Forecast For May 22

May 22, 2018
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The Maritimes will see a mix of sun and cloud and average temperatures for your Tuesday. Some areas will see overnight showers. 

Central Canada will see mainly sunny conditions in Quebec however, in Ontario they will see a rainy Tuesday. 

The Prairies will see a sunshine filled Tuesday, with some areas even hitting the low 30 degree temperatures. 

St. Johns NL will see a mix of sun and cloud and 8 degrees.

Corner Brook NL will see a 8 degree day with a mix of sun and cloud. 

Halifax NS will experi...

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Possible Interstellar Asteroid Discovered

May 21, 2018
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Astronomers have discovered what they say may be an "interstellar" asteroid. 

An interstellar object is a body other than a star or substar located in interstellar space, and not gravitationally bound to a star.

The object is orbiting backward around the Sun.

The three-kilometer-wide object is near Jupiter.

If the status is confirmed a spacecraft could visit the object.

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The Heat is on Across the Prairies

May 21, 2018

A spell of hot weather will invade the Prairie Provinces this week.

Environment Canada has issued heat warnings for parts of Alberta.

We are going to see daytime highs of 25 degrees most of this week.

The warmer air will also be joined by generally dry conditions. 

But the time we get to the latter half of the week, high's near 30 are possible in some areas.

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Newfoundland Could See Some Snow This Week

May 21, 2018

An area of low pressure looks poised to deliver some mixed precipitation to parts of Newfoundland on Wednesday night and Thursday.

While we are well in to the month of May, that isn't going to stop Mother Nature from throwing us a curve ball.

An area of low pressure is expected to bring some rain to Newfoundland on Wednesday night and Thursday.

For central and the Avalon, some of that rain could change to snow.

Some areas could receive measurable snow, possible more than 5 cm.

Some uncertainty rem...

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System Could Bring Heavy Rain to Atlantic Canada

May 21, 2018
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An area of low pressure will push across Atlantic Canada beginning on Tuesday night and continuing through Wednesday for some areas.

There remains a high amount of uncertainty with this low and precipitation amounts.

Right now it looks like the heaviest rain will fall over eastern Nova Scotia, Central Newfoundland and the Avalon.

The low may undergo some intensification as it moves off the Atlantic Coast which would result in higher amounts.

If that doesn't happen, rainfall amounts may just amoun...

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No That's Not Snow, It's Hail

May 21, 2018
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Flying over Colorado is a beautiful sight, some people recently flying over the area say what they thought was snow left over from the winter, however it wasn't snow, it was hail.

A thunderstorm moved across northern Colorado back on May 14. It dropped hail that can be seen from the air.

The hail remained on the ground for a couple of days.

If you saw this what would you think?

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