Snow, Rain, Freezing Rain, and Wind Expected in Atlantic Canada

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The next Atlantic Canada disturbance is impacting the Maritime's this morning. 

Flurries have started over New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Meanwhile, snow mixed with rain is occurring over Nova Scotia.

Snowfall with total amounts of 15 to 25 cm is expected across western New Brunswick, while snow and rain are possible elsewhere. Total rainfall accumulations of 25 to 35 mm are expected by this evening for southeastern sections.

Strong winds are expected across PEI with gusts to 80 km/h expected combined with 10 centimeters of snow today, by evening the snow will transition to rain.

In Nova Scotia, snow, rain, and strong winds are expected. Total snowfall accumulations near 10 centimeters can be expected with higher amounts possible for northern sections.

Snow and strong easterly winds will develop tonight across western Newfoundland. These winds will combine with fresh snowfall and the existing snow to give poor visibility in blowing snow. Gusts to 120 km/h are possible along the west coast. Freezing rain is possible over the Bonavista and Avalon Peninsula's.

The Team

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