Atlantic Canada Will See Mixed Weather With Midweek System

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Tuesday, April 2, 2019
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A strong area of low pressure will bring some mixed precipitation to Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick on Wednesday and then to Newfoundland on Wednesday night into Thursday.

Across Nova Scotia, heavy rain is likely. Rainfall amounts of 25 to 50 millimeters are expected. Locally some areas could pick up 75 mm. There will also be strong winds.

Prince Edward Island will see rain to start and then the rain will change over to a rain-snow mix. Rainfall amounts of 25 mm are possible. There will also be strong winds.

Southern New Brunswick will likely see significant rain with 30+ mm possible. For central, eastern and northeastern New Brunswick, snow or a rain-snow mix is the likely scenario. 10 to 15 cm is possible in some areas. Northwestern New Brunswick will only see minimal impacts. There will also be strong winds.

Newfoundland will see rain and snow from the system. Across the west coast, accumulation snow is possible with some areas potentially seeing 10 to 15 cm or snow. There will also be strong winds.

Labrador will mostly see snow with some areas possibly seeing 15 to 20 cm of snow. There will also be strong winds.

The Team

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