Alerts for: Anticosti


11:02 AM EST Monday 26 January 2015
Winter storm watch in effect for:

  • Anticosti

A major system will intensify today over the U.S. Eastern Seaboard and will affect the Maritimes and Eastern Quebec beginning Tuesday late in the day.

Once again, snow, strong winds and blowing snow will hit the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula, Anticosti and the Lower North Shore; the storm could leave total snowfall amounts of 15 to 30 centimetres, but these amounts could change as the storm's exact track remains to be determined.

Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility in some locations.

Winter Storm Watches are issued when multiple types of severe winter weather are expected to occur together.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please continue to monitor your local media or Weatheradio for further updates. If you would like to report severe weather, you can call 1-800-361-0233 or send an email to You may also tweet reports of severe weather to #meteoqc.

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