Pair of Storms on Collision Course with Atlantic Canada

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Thursday, March 8, 2018

There are two separate storms that will pay a visit to Atlantic Canada beginning today.

New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia will receive precipitation from the first low, the second low will also impact the Maritime Provinces and then Newfoundland.

Low # 1 (Thursday)
New Brunswick
Snow will begin early this morning and spread northward across the province. In the eastern half of the province, snow will mix with, and then change to rain.

Prince Edward Island
Snow will begin this afternoon and the snow will mix with, and then change to rain overnight.

Nova Scotia 
Snow will spread across Nova Scotia this morning and quickly change to rain.


Low # 2 (This Weekend)
New Brunswick
Snow begins overnight on Friday.

Prince Edward Island
Snow begins overnight on Friday.

Nova Scotia 
Friday Night rain is expected across the province. A rain/snow mix is possible over the Cape Breton Highlands. Precipitation will change to snow as the night progresses.

Newfoundland
Snow begins along the south coast early on Saturday morning and will spread north across the remainder of the Island. The Avalon and south coast could see some snow mixing in at times. Showers and flurries will linger on Sunday.
There is another area of low pressure we are watching for Tuesday.



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