Atlantic Canada to See More Snow, Wind, and Rain

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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A low pressure system is expected to form off Cape Cod this evening. The low will intensify over Nova Scotia on Wednesday.

Rain will begin across eastern Nova Scotia near midnight and will continue on Wednesday. In some areas, mainly northern sections of the province, 40 to 60 mm of rain is possible.

Strong winds are also expected with gusts up to 80 km/h.

In western New Brunswick there is the potential for 5 to 10 cm of snow Tuesday night and into Wednesday. Accumulations could exceed 10 cm over higher terrain.

Snow is also expected on Wednesday and Thursday for the Gaspé Peninsula highlands. In this area 15 and 25 centimetres of snow is expected.

In Newfoundland there is a Wreckhouse wind warning in effect for Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity. On Wednesday, winds are forecast to reach 100 km/h in the morning, then strengthen further to near 140 km/h in the afternoon.

The Team

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