Alerts for: Rankin Region including Whale Cove


5:13 PM CDT Monday 23 October 2017
Blizzard warning in effect for:

  • Rankin Region including Whale Cove

Blizzard conditions will end early this evening.

A powerful low pressure system located over northern Hudson Bay will
track towards Foxe Basin tonight and then slowly weaken over northern Baffin Island on Tuesday.

Severe northwest winds with gusts of 100 km/h at Rankin Inlet are
giving visibilities near zero in blowing snow. The extreme winds will subside this evening as the low pressure system weakens and continues to move away from the area.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports using #NUStorm.


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