Alerts for: Restigouche - Bonaventure
9:33 PM EDT Sunday 09 March 2014
Special weather statement in effect for:
- Restigouche - Bonaventure
Winter isn T over, with snow and strong winds expected on Wednesday
A storm system will develop over the Southern United States on
Tuesday and move up along the Appalachians toward the Maritimes on
Wednesday. The system's track remains uncertain, but models agree
that areas near New England and the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula will
Snow will begin on Wednesday over the Eastern Townships and is
expected to reach the Gaspé Peninsula Thursday morning. Snowfall
accumulations will be significant in these regions and winds are
expected to cause blowing snow as a result. If the system tracks a
little more westwardly than forecast, the St Lawrence Valley will
also be affected.
In the wake of the low pressure system, Arctic air will move into
most of Southern Quebec on Thursday and Friday. Cold temperatures and
winds will give January-like weather.
These conditions will certainly affect road conditions and activities
in southern and Eastern Quebec.
The public is advised to monitor future forecasts and warnings as warnings may be required or extended.
Please monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment Canada at www.weatheroffice.gc.ca.
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