Alerts for: Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity

Warnings

5:29 AM NST Saturday 25 February 2017
Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity

Rain, heavy at times is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall.

Rainfall amounts of 20 to 30 mm are expected along the southwest coast of Newfoundland tonight and Sunday. The heaviest rainfall amounts are forecast to fall on Sunday over higher terrain near the coast, with lower amounts likely along the immediate coast. This rain, combined with snow melt due to above-freezing temperatures, may cause local flooding. The rain will taper to showers or flurries by Sunday evening.

Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

Rainfall warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.

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.

 

5:27 AM NST Saturday 25 February 2017
Wreckhouse wind warning in effect for:

  • Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity

Very strong wind gusts are expected or occurring

Southeasterly winds gusting up to 140 km/h are forecast to develop in the Wreckhouse area on Sunday morning and diminish Sunday afternoon.

Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds. Vehicles are at risk of being overturned or experience loss of control along exposed roads.

Wreckhouse 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.

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