Alerts for: Clarenville and vicinity

Statements

4:50 PM NST Monday 24 November 2014
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Clarenville and vicinity

Significant winter weather possible on Thursday.

Forecast guidance indicates an area of low pressure will form off the American seaboard and track across Newfoundland Thursday night. Precipitation will develop well ahead of the system Wednesday night as a warm front sets up across the island. Precipitation will likely continue over the island until Thursday night or Friday morning.

There remains some uncertainty in the track of this system, but current guidance suggests the warm front will set up over Eastern Newfoundland. North and west of the warm front, significant snowfall accumulations are likely. Near the front, guidance indicates a prolonged period of ice pellets or freezing rain is possible. South and east of the front, precipitation will fall mainly as rain.

The public is advised to monitor future forecasts and warnings as warnings may be required or extended.

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

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