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Alerts for: Avalon Peninsula Southeast

Warnings

10:47 AM NST Tuesday 18 February 2020
Wind warning in effect for:

  • Avalon Peninsula Southeast

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

Maximum gusts: southerly 100 km/h

Locations: southern and eastern Newfoundland.

Time span: midday Wednesday to early Wednesday evening.

Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.

Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds.

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

 

Statements

10:49 AM NST Tuesday 18 February 2020
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Avalon Peninsula Southeast

Snow, rain, and strong southerly winds expected on Wednesday.

Total snowfall amounts: 5 to 10 cm with some pockets of up to 15 cm possible.

Total rainfall amounts: up to 20 mm, except possibly higher over the south coast and southern Avalon Peninsulas.

Maximum wind gusts: southerly generally between 60 to 80 km/h except 100 along parts of the coast.

Time span: early Wednesday morning until Wednesday evening.

Remarks: Snow will develop over southern and eastern Newfoundland Wednesday morning. Strong southerly winds will accompany the snow causing a few hours of poor visibilities in snow and blowing snow over all areas on Wednesday morning.

The snow will change to rain near noon or in the afternoon over all areas. Rain and mild temperatures have the potential to cause localized flooding and water pooling on roads.

The public should prepare for poor travel conditions on Wednesday. Please monitor subsequent forecasts as rainfall warnings may be required.

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

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