NL Storm Summary

Posted by on Sunday, March 6, 2016

A major low pressure system put an end to weekend plans and warm weather in Newfoundland as the the region got hammered with snow, mixed precipitation, rain, and wind.

Snow started on Saturday morning and continued through the day until Sunday. Areas east of the lows track received ice pellets and freezing rain to rain late in the day on Saturday.

In addition to that strong winds combined with fresh snow to create blizzard conditions over parts of northeastern and central Newfoundland .

The following is a summary of weather event information received by Environment Canada.
1. Summary of snowfall in centimetres: 
Gander Int'l Airport: 44 
La Scie: 35 
Terra Nova National Park: 31 
Millertown: 30 
Deer Lake Airport: 30 
Badger: 30 
Corner Brook: 26 
Winterland: 24 
Kippens: 23 
St. Lawrence: 22 
Lethbridge: 19 
Stephenville Airport: 18 
Englee: 18 
Summerville: 12 
2. Summary of rainfall in millimetres: 
Whitbourne: 41 
Mount Carmel: 23 
St. John's West: 21 
Cape Race: 21 
Argentia: 18 
3. Summary of peak wind gusts in kilometres per hour: 
Cape Pine: 124 
Burgeo: 119 
Bonavista: 106 
St. John's Int'l Airport: 104 
Sagona Island: 94 
Port aux Basques: 93 
Wreckhouse: 85 
Grates Cove: 85 
Gander Int'l Airport: 83 
St. Anthony Airport: 78 
La Scie: 72
Based on EC Data

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