Strong Storm Continues to Pound Atlantic Canada

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Sunday, October 28, 2018

Margaret​ Bowater Park Corner Brook | Sunday October 28,2018

A stormy weekend continues across Atlantic Canada.

Freezing rain will continue to pose a threat across western New Brunswick this morning. Freezing rain or snow mixed with ice pellets will change to rain from south to north as temperatures rise above zero. Near Campbellton and Restigouche County and Bathurst and Chaleur Region high storm surge levels and large waves are expected.

Rainfall intensity will begin to diminish this morning across Nova Scotia. Total rainfall amounts of 50 to 80 mm are possible. A Les Suêtes wind warning is in effect for Inverness County - Mabou and north. Les Suetes winds gusting to near 90 km/h will increase to 140 km/h this morning before diminishing this afternoon.

Along the west coast of Newfoundland, strong winds are expected. Corner Brook and vicinity, Gros Morne, and Bay St. George may see wind gusts to 100 km/h, in the Wreckhouse area winds may gust to 140 km/h this afternoon and 120 km/h tonight. Winds are expected to ease early Monday morning. Heavy rain is also expected for most of the west coast and south coast with 60 to 100 mm can be expected in the heaviest rain along the southwest coast.

Sunday and Monday through Labrador some areas could see 15 cm of snow.

The Team

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