Alerts for: Avalon Peninsula North
10:25 PM NST Sunday 01 March 2015
Special weather statement in effect for:
- Avalon Peninsula North
A winter storm Monday night into Tuesday.
A low pressure system developing off the East Coast of the United States tonight will intensify as it moves northeastward to cross Newfoundland Monday night. Current model guidance suggests that significant snowfall, wind and blowing snow will be possible with this system beginning Monday afternoon in the southwest and spreading northward Monday night into Tuesday. Winter storm watches and warnings have been issued for western, northern and portions of Central Newfoundland for higher snowfall amounts and an extended period of blowing snow.
For eastern parts of the island snow will mix with or change to rain with total snowfall amounts remaining below warning criteria. Snowfall amounts ranging from 5 to 10 centimetres are expected to fall in a short periods of time late Monday afternoon into early Monday evening.
Environment Canada will continue to monitor the development of this system, providing further updates as new information becomes available. The public is advised to monitor future forecasts as additional watches and warnings may be required.
Please monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment Canada at www.weather.gc.ca.
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