Stormy Pattern Setting up in Atlantic Canada with Pair of Lows on the Way

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Saturday, March 2, 2019

A pair of low pressure systems will impact Atlantic Canada Saturday through Tuesday.

The first will bring snow to Nova Scotia, eastern New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island beginning on Saturday evening and continuing through Sunday morning. From there, the low moves across eastern and central Newfoundland Sunday night.

Precipitation Forecast Saturday to Monday Morning

Location

Snow

Rain

St. John’s

5-10 cm

0 mm

Gander

2-5 cm

0 mm

Corner Brook

Trace

0 mm

Labrador City

Trace

0 mm

Sydney

10-15 cm

0 mm

Halifax

30-50 cm

0 mm

Yarmouth

3-45 cm

0 mm

Charlottetown

5-10 cm

0 mm

Fredericton

2-4 cm

0 mm

Moncton

2-4 cm

0 mm


The second low will affect a larger geographic area.

Snow will spread across the Maritimes on Saturday afternoon. Snow will change to ice pellets and then rain over Nova Scotia and eastern Prince Edward Island. Snow arrives in Newfoundland Monday evening. The snow will most likely change to ice pellets or freezing rain and then rain for all areas except the west coast and Great Northern Peninsula. 

Precipitation Forecast Monday to Tuesday Evening

Location

Snow

Rain

St. John’s

10-15 cm

Trace

Gander

5-10 cm

Trace

Corner Brook

10-15 cm

Trace

Labrador City

Trace

0 mm

Sydney

15-20 cm

2-4 mm

Halifax

20-30 cm

5-10 mm

Yarmouth

15-20 cm

5-10 mm

Charlottetown

10-20 cm

Trace

Fredericton

10-15 cm

0 mm

Moncton

10-20 cm

0 mm


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