One Wicked Storm

Posted by on Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Portions of Central Newfoundland is still digging out after a storm dropped 69 cm of snow at Gander International Airport, 62.4 cm and Terra Nova National Park, and 39.4 cm in Twillingate.

Gander has had about 550 cm of snow this season.

Yet again today most schools in central parts of the province are closed for the at least the morning.

Here are some snowfall totals:
Gander Int'l Airport: 69 cm
Terra Nova National Park: 62.4 cm
Twillingate: 39.4 cm
St. John's Int'l Airport: 29.8 cm
St. Lawrence: 21.1 cm
Badger: 19.9 cm
La Scie: 19.6 cm
Peak wind gusts in kilometres per hour: 
Sagona Island: 165 km/h
Green Island (Fortune Bay): 145 km/h
Burgeo: 141 km/h
Northwest Head: 139 km/h
Burgeo Highway Road Weather Site: 122 km/h
Pass Island: 120 km/h
Port aux Basques: 115 km/h
Allan's Island: 115 km/h
Bonavista: 113 km/h
Twillingate: 113 km/h
St. Pierre: 102 km/h
Gander Int'l Airport: 100 km/h
St. Lawrence: 98 km/h
Cape Race: 96 km/h
St. John's Int'l Airport: 89 km/h

Totals are reproduced with the permission of Environment Canada.

The Team

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