Alerts for: Gander and vicinity

Warnings

5:19 AM NDT Sunday 21 October 2018
Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • Gander and vicinity

Heavy rain is expected.

Rain, at times heavy will persist today. Amounts are generally forecast to reach 40 to 70 mm before tapering off tonight, 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.

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 NLstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NLwx.

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