Two More Systems to Impact Atlantic Canada By Christmas

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Friday, December 22, 2017

A developing area of low pressure over Ontario will bring some nasty weather to Atlantic Canada this weekend.

This system has the potential to cause disruptions to travel.

New Brunswick
  • Timing: Friday night into Saturday.
  • Precipitation: Snow changing to freezing rain or ice pellets, then to rain. Western parts of the province may see 5 to 10 cm of snow.

Prince Edward Island
  • Timing: Saturday evening.
  • Precipitation: Mostly rain. About 5 to 10 mm is expected.

Nova Scotia
  • Timing: Saturday morning.
  • Precipitation: Snow to start, before a quick transition to rain. About 5 to 10 mm is expected, except along the Atlantic coastline, where 10 to 20 mm is possible.

  • Timing: Saturday night.
  • Precipitation: Snow to start, changing to rain for most areas except the Great Northern Peninsula. The Avalon and Burin Peninsulas could see 10 to 20 mm of rain. Snowfall amounts along the West Coast could be 5 to 10 cm.

  • Timing: Saturday night.
  • Precipitation: All snow. 10 to 15 cm is expected in some areas.

An area of low pressure is forecast to develop off Cape Hatteras on Sunday and will bring some more severe weather to Atlantic Canada on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

The Team

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