Alerts for: Northern Peninsula East
11:02 PM NST Monday 02 March 2015
Winter storm warning in effect for:
- Northern Peninsula East
Heavy snowfall with blowing snow is expected.
Snow at times heavy will continue tonight into Tuesday morning. Strong east to southeasterly winds generally gusting between 50 and 80 km/h will accompany this snow giving blowing snow and poor visibilities. Total snowfall accumulations are forecast to reach 10 to 20 centimetres.
The snow is forecast to taper off over most areas tonight, but will redevelop over northeastern parts of Newfoundland by Tuesday morning with strengthening northwesterly winds gusting between 80 km/h inland and 110 km/h along parts of the coast. An additional 2 to 5 centimetres of snowfall can be expected before tapering off again Tuesday afternoon.
Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow.
Winter Storm Warnings are issued when multiple types of severe winter weather are expected to occur together.
Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Stay up to date with Weatheradio or your local media. Email reports of severe weather to weatherNLWO@ec.gc.ca or call 1-877-815-9900. You may tweet reports using the hashtag #NLwx.
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