Alerts for: Bay St. George

Warnings

3:45 PM NST Tuesday 24 January 2017
Wind warning in effect for:

  • Bay St. George

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

Winds gusting up to 100 km/h are forecast to develop on Wednesday in areas prone to enhanced easterlies, beginning by late morning in the southwest and on Wednesday night in the Gros Morne and Parson's Pond to Hawke's Bay regions. Gusts are expected to reach 110 to 120 km/h along the west coast on Wednesday night before winds diminish in the overnight hours or Thursday morning.

Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.

Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.weathernlwo.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports to #NLwx.

 

3:44 PM NST Tuesday 24 January 2017
Freezing rain warning in effect for:

  • Bay St. George

Ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected or occurring.

An extended period of freezing rain at times mixed with ice pellets is forecast to begin over southwestern Newfoundland on Wednesday afternoon and continue into early Thursday morning. The freezing rain is expected to change over to rain as temperatures rise above freezing by late overnight or Thursday morning.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.

Freezing rain warnings are issued when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures creates ice build-up and icy surfaces.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.weathernlwo.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports to #NLwx.

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