Alerts for: Îles-de-la-Madeleine
3:50 PM AST Friday 30 January 2015
Winter storm warning in effect for:
Hazardous winter conditions are expected.
A low pressure system will develop south of the region tonight and then intensify as it moves toward the maritimes Saturday. This disturbance will spread heavy snow and blowing snow across the region early Saturday. The snow will likely change to freezing rain and then rain as temperatures reach the freezing mark Saturday afternoon. Snowfall amounts of 10 to 20 cm are expected prior to the changeover. Gradual improvement is expected Saturday night.
Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas.
Winter Storm Warnings are issued when multiple types of severe winter weather are expected to occur together.
Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Stay up to date with Weatheradio or your local media. Email reports of severe weather to weatherASPC@ec.gc.ca or call 1-877-815-9900. You may tweet reports using the hashtag #meteoqc.
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