Alerts for: Lanaudière
4:38 AM EDT Wednesday 12 March 2014
Winter storm warning in effect for:
30 to 40 centimetres of snow is expected along the Appalachians and
the east of the Lower North Shore. Regions closer to the St. Lawrence
will see 15 to 25 centimetres. Moreover, strong winds will create
blowing snow which will strongly reduce visibilities.
A low pressure system will intensify south of the Great Lakes today
and will reach the Maritimes Thursday. The snow associated to this
system will reach the Montérégie this morning and spread toward the
Gaspé Peninsula tonight. Northeasterly winds of 60 to 80 km/h,
combined with the snow, will give blowing snow and strongly reduced
The storm will reach the Lower North Shore Thursday morning,
meanwhile conditions will improve over Quebec and westerly regions.
Adjust your travel plans accordingly and check road conditions before
Meanwhile, very low temperatures are affecting regions near James Bay
this morning. Because of the winds, a wind chill nearing minus 40 is
expected over Waskaganish this morning.
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