Rain, Snow, and Strong Wind for Atlantic Canada

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Thursday, November 16, 2017
It is becoming increasingly likely that the Maritime provinces and Newfoundland could end up seeing some accumulating snow.

Across northwestern New Brunswick, snow will begin near noon Thursday. By mid-afternoon the snow will likely mix with, or change to rain or freezing rain.

Snow is forecast Thursday evening for northwestern regions while other northern regions will see the changeover to snow later Thursday night or early Friday morning.

Accumulations near 10 cm is expected over northwestern regions of the province. Locally some areas could pick up 15 cm by early Friday morning.

40 mm of rain is expected over parts of southern New Brunswick, the heaviest rain will be along the Bay of Fundy Coast.

In Nova Scotia heavy rain is possible for western and central Nova Scotia. By Friday morning some areas could see 40 to 50 mm of rain.

There will also be some strong wind.

For Newfoundland it will be a mix of snow and rain.

Friday afternoon rain will start along the west coast and then head eastward. Rain will change to snow in central and western Newfoundland on Friday night.

Snow is expected to become mixed with rain on Saturday in areas where temperatures rise above freezing.

Southern and eastern sections of Newfoundland will likely only see rain.

Gusty wind is expected as well.

Precipitation is expected to taper Saturday evening.

The Team

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