Alerts for: Grand Falls and Victoria County

Warnings

10:31 AM AST Saturday 19 January 2019
Winter storm warning in effect for:

  • Grand Falls and Victoria County

Hazardous winter conditions are expected.

A strong winter storm will track across the Maritimes Sunday and Sunday night. Snow at times heavy and blowing snow will develop ahead of this system Sunday morning and spread eastward during the day.

15 to 25 cm of snow is expected for northern parts of the province with further amounts expected Sunday night. Over southern parts of the province, 15 cm of snow is expected with a changeover to freezing rain and then rain Sunday evening.

Strong east to northeasterly winds will develop Sunday afternoon giving reduced visibility in blowing snow Sunday afternoon and evening.

Conditions will begin to improve overnight Sunday and into Monday morning as the storm moves eastward towards Newfoundland.

Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Visibility will be suddenly reduced to near zero at times in heavy snow and blowing snow.

Winter storm warnings are issued when multiple types of severe winter weather are expected to occur together.

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

 

10:04 AM AST Saturday 19 January 2019
Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:

  • Grand Falls and Victoria County

A period of very cold wind chills is expected.

Cold northwesterly winds combined with temperatures between minus 25 to minus 30 over northwestern New Brunswick will result in wind chill values near minus 35 today.

Cover up. Frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin, especially with wind chill.

If it's too cold for you to stay outside, it's too cold for your pet to stay outside.

Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated risk to health such as frost bite and hypothermia.

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

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