Powerful Low Hitting Newfoundland

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Sunday, December 10, 2017

Most of the warnings in the Maritime Provinces have ended. There are still snowfall warnings in effect across western New Brunswick where an additional 2 to 5 cm is expected.

In Newfoundland there are wind warnings, rainfall warnings, and special weather statements in effect.

This morning there is rain falling over the Avalon and south coast. Central Newfoundland and parts of the West Coast is experiencing ice pellets after seeing snow overnight. The ice pellets will change over to rain later this morning. The Great Northern Peninsula is still seeing snow. This too will transition into rain.

Over parts of western Newfoundland, snowfall amounts could reach 15 cm. There are also gusty winds with some wind gusts exceeding 100 km/h.

Also this morning there is a power outage currently impacting Main Point, Harris Point, Georges Point, Frederickton, Davidsville, Carmanville, and Noggin Cove as of 6:57 am. The cause of the outage is under investigation.

Labrador will see heavy snow along the coast. Areas from Norman Bay to L'Anse-au-Clair will likely receive 15 cm. Snow will change to ice pellets or freezing rain this afternoon. Precipitation may briefly change to rain along parts of the coast this evening before ending.

From Eagle River to Cartwright and Black Tickle, 20 to 30 cm of snow is expected. Snow tapers off by early Monday morning.

The Team

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