Stormy Friday Across NL and Parts of the Maritimes

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Friday, November 23, 2018

Newfoundland and Labrador along with parts of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island is seeing a stormy start to the weekend as a system brings snow and strong winds to the area.

A blizzard warning is in effect along the west coast of Newfoundland, strong wind and 15 to 30 cm of snow is expected by noon on Saturday. Strong wind and flurries will cause blowing snow and reduced visibility along the northern coast of Newfoundland, resulting in blowing snow advisories, there is also a wind warning in effect. In Labrador, total snowfall accumulations of 25 to 50 cm is expected before the snow tapers off by morning on Saturday. 

There are wind and snow squall warnings along with blowing snow advisories in effect for most of Cape Breton Island as well as Antigonish County and Pictou County. Total snowfall amounts of 20 to 35 cm are possible within the snow squalls along with wind gusts to 90 km/h.

There is a blowing snow advisory in effect for all of Prince Edward Island flurries and strong northwest winds gusting up to 80 km/h will give very poor visibility at times in blowing snow today.

In western Newfoundland and parts of Labrador there are several school closures this morning.

You can also check out the road and ferry report, airport report, and power outage list at http://wxcentre.ca/storm-central.php.



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