NL Storm Totals

Posted by on Saturday, February 11, 2017

An area of low pressure plowed into Newfoundland on Friday closing schools and businesses, causing white out conditions, rain in some areas, and several accidents were reported.

Here are peak wind gusts:
Green Island (Fortune Bay): 154 km/h
Ramea: 146 km/h
Wreckhouse: 141 km/h
Sagona Island: 134 km/h
Allan's Island: 133 km/h
Gander Int'l Airport: 126 km/h
Saint Pierre Airport: 126 km/h
Burgeo: 120 km/h
Bonavista: 119 km/h
Stephenville Airport: 117 km/h
Winterland: 117 km/h
Englee: 116 km/h
Port aux Basques: 113 km/h
Pass Island: 109 km/h
Paradise: 106 km/h
Deer Lake Airport: 104 km/h
Marticot Island: 100 km/h
St. John's Int'l Airport: 100 km/h
Bishop's Cove: 98 km/h
Twillingate: 98 km/h
Corner Brook (Regional High School): 97 km/h
St. Lawrence: 96 km/h
In Gander the peak gust of 126 km/h was the strongest recorded at the site in over 20 years. The last time a stronger gust was measured at the airport was on February 18, 1996. 

Daily maximum temperature record on February 10, 2017
St. Lawrence 
New record of 7.9 
Old record of 6.4 set in 1979 
Records in this area have been kept since 1909

Based on ECCC

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