Snowfall Totals and Wind Gusts from Blizzard

Posted by on Wednesday, February 15, 2017
  
Photos from Carbonear, NL

An area of low pressure dropped significant amounts of snow across portion of Newfoundland that closed schools and brought traffic to a standstill.

Summary of snowfall: 
St. John's Int'l Airport: 57 cm
Mount Pearl: 51.1 cm
Downtown St. John's: 48.3 cm
Terra Nova National Park: 45.7 cm
Gander Int'l Airport: 32 cm
Bonavista: 31 cm
Lethbridge: 31 cm
Mount Carmel: 30.5 cm
Winterland: 20 cm
St. John's West: 18.6 cm
Lewisporte: 15 cm
Wreckhouse: 12.6 cm
Badger: 11.5 cm
La Scie: 10 cm

Summary of peak wind gusts: 
Green Island: 135 km/h
Cape Pine: 130 km/h
Sagona Island: 124 km/h
Cape Race: 120 km/h
Burgeo: 119 km/h
Allan's Island: 117 km/h
Pass Island: 116 km/h
St. Pierre: 113 km/h
Paradise: 108 km/h
Bonavista: 106 km/h
Wreckhouse: 106 km/h
St. Lawrence: 106 km/h
St. John's Int'l Airport: 96 km/h
Port aux Basques: 96 km/h
Twillingate: 94 km/h
North Harbour: 94 km/h

Reproduced with the permission of ECCC



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