Alerts for: Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity

Warnings

5:29 AM NST Tuesday 27 January 2015
Freezing rain warning in effect for:

  • Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity

Freezing rain is expected or occurring.

Freezing rain is expected to develop tonight and persist into Wednesday morning until temperatures rise above the freezing mark. Along the south coast freezing rain is expected to last longer for inland areas where temperatures will take longer to rise.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. 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.

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.

 

5:05 AM NST Tuesday 27 January 2015
Wind warning in effect for:

  • Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

Easterly winds gusting to 120 km/h are expected to develop this evening along the west coast. Easterly winds gusting to 100 km/h are expected to develop along the southwest coast this evening. Winds are expected to diminish Wednesday morning.

Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur.

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

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.

 

5:04 AM NST Tuesday 27 January 2015
Wreckhouse wind warning in effect for:

  • Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity

Strong winds are expected or occurring.

Strong easterly winds gusting to 120 km/h will develop this evening. Winds are expected to diminish Wednesday morning.

Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds.

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

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.

 

Statements

5:31 AM NST Tuesday 27 January 2015
Blowing Snow Advisory in effect for:

  • Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity

Poor visibility in snow and blowing snow is expected or occurring in some locations.

A period of reduced visibility in blowing snow is expected tonight for the parts of the northeast coast. An extended period of blowing snow is expected tonight into Wednesday along the west coast.

Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility in some locations. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero.

Weather Advisories for blowing snow are issued when winds are expected to create blowing snow giving poor visibility to 800 metres or less for at least 3 hours.

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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