Alerts for: Avalon Peninsula North

Statements

10:51 AM NST Wednesday 28 January 2015
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Avalon Peninsula North

Potentially significant snowfall for Eastern Newfoundland on Friday.

A low pressure system is expected to develop well south of Newfoundland through the day Thursday. This low will track slowly northward, tracking east of the Avalon Peninsula Friday afternoon. Snow is expected to begin over the Avalon, Bonavista and Burin peninsulas Friday morning and persist into Friday night. Precipitation may also change to rain for portions of the Southern Avalon Peninsula as the low approaches.

The track of this low in the forecast guidance is typically a track in which there is much uncertainty and this low is no exception. Environment Canada meteorologists will continue to closely monitor this system and provide updates as details become more clear.

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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