Alerts for: Mount Carleton - Renous Highway

Statements

10:46 AM AST Monday 22 December 2014
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Mount Carleton - Renous Highway

Mixed precipitation then rain and wind expected for Christmas.

An intense weather system will track toward the Maritimes this week. Mixed precipitation will develop through early Wednesday with a chance of an extended period of freezing rain. Precipitation will change to rain and become heavy at times on Christmas Day. Strong southerly winds and warm temperatures will also accompany this system. Current indications suggest that rainfall amounts and wind strength could approach or exceed warning criteria. There is also an existing snowpack which will be prone to melting in the warm temperatures.

Additionally....Tides will be running high this week so coastal water levels and waves could be a concern.

Environment Canada will continue to monitor the development of this system providing updates as new information becomes available. Those planning travel or other weather-sensitive activities for later in the week are advised to monitor future forecasts for further information.

Please monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment Canada at www.weatheroffice.gc.ca.

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