Rain, Snow, Strong Wind, and Pounding Surf to Impact Atlantic Canada

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Wednesday, November 22, 2017

An intense low pressure system will track over the Gulf of St. Lawrence overnight and throughout the day on Thursday.

In New Brunswick there are rainfall warning in place for Fundy National Park, Saint John and County, and Sussex - Kennebecasis Valley and Kings County. Up to 50 millimetres of rainfall is possible.

There are wind and rainfall warning in place for northern Nova Scotia. Winds gusting up to 90 km/h are expected over Cape Breton beginning overnight tonight. 50 millimetres expected over portions of eastern mainland Nova Scotia.

In Newfoundland and Labrador there is a Wreckhouse wind warning in effect for Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity. Gusts up to 100 km/h will develop in the Wreckhouse region overnight, and increase to 120 km/h Thursday morning. The potential for high waves and pounding surf will exist along the southwest coast on Thursday afternoon. Significant snowfall is possible over central Labrador and the mid coast tonight and Thursday.

The Team

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