Alerts for: Burgeo - Ramea

Statements

3:48 PM NDT Friday 24 October 2014
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Burgeo - Ramea

Steady rain over the next couple of days.

A low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will track very slowly northeastward and pass south of the Avalon Peninsula Saturday evening. Periods of rain well out ahead of the low have already pushed across much of Southern and Eastern Newfoundland. The rain will spread to most other areas of the island except the Northern Peninsula this evening and will persist through Saturday. For regions under this special weather statement, generally 20 to 50 millimetres of rain can be expected by the end of the day Saturday. Some heavier bands of rain are likely as the system approaches which could result in locally higher amounts.

Additionally, motorists travelling through the Wreckhouse area should monitor the wind conditions tonight and Saturday. These winds could be quite variable in speed and rapidly increase at times especially if the direction shifts from northeast to east.

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

Please monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment Canada at WWW.WEATHER.GC.CA.

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