Wednesday Morning Atlantic Storm Update

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The storm is in full swing across the Maritime Provinces.

This morning in New Brunswick many schools are closed as the snow starts to fall, especially in the north and west of the province.

There are freezing rain, snowfall, and rainfall warnings in effect in New Brunswick. For areas under the freezing rain warning 3 to 6 hours of freezing rain expected. Total snowfall accumulations of 20 to 30 centimetres is likely across western and northern New Brunswick. For areas under a rainfall warning 25 to 35 millimetres is expected today.

Snow will continue to track across Nova Scotia and will change to rain from south to north. In extreme southern Nova Scotia such as Shelburne, Yarmouth and Digby rain will change to drizzle at times. There will also be gusty winds and fog. There is a risk of thunderstorms across Nova Scotia.

On Prince Edward Island snow will change to ice pellets and then to rain this evening.

By this afternoon in Newfoundland the snow will move from west to east. The snow will change to ice pellets and freezing rain to rain overnight. There will be an extended period of freezing rain for some areas. 20 to 30 mm of rain is possible along the south coast.

Labrador will see snow. The snow will change to ice pellets along southeastern Labrador.

The Team

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