Alerts for: Bay St. George

Statements

10:19 AM NDT Friday 19 October 2018
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Bay St. George

Heavy rainfall expected Saturday night into Sunday night.

Showers are forecast to begin over western Newfoundland Saturday morning and spread eastwards throughout the day. Heavy rain is expected Saturday night into Sunday over western and central Newfoundland, but will continue into Sunday night over the Burin Peninsula. Total rainfall amounts of 50 to 100 mm are possible before the rain tapers off over all areas Sunday night and Monday morning.

The public is advised to clear storm drains from leaves and other debris.

Heavy downpours can cause flooded roadways and washouts. Rapidly rising rivers can sweep away bridges, culverts, and buildings.

Rainfall warnings may be issued in subsequent forecasts.

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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