Alerts for: Bay of Exploits


10:20 PM NDT Saturday 20 October 2018
Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • Bay of Exploits

Heavy rain is expected.

Rain, at times heavy, will continue tonight. Amounts are generally forecast to reach 40 to 70 mm before tapering off Sunday night, with potential for totals between 100 and 120 mm over parts of the interior. People travelling the Bay D'Espoir, Buchans, and Trans-Canadian Highways in these areas should check road reports before departing, as traffic may be disrupted by flooding or washouts.

Additionally, efforts should be undertaken to clear storm drains of leaves and other debris before the onset of the heavy rain.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.

Rainfall warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.

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


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