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Alerts for: Avalon Peninsula North


9:49 PM NST Thursday 20 February 2020
Snow squall warning in effect for:

  • Avalon Peninsula North

Frequent snow squalls producing near zero visibilities will continue.

Locations: Burin and Avalon Peninsulas.

Time span: tonight and Friday morning.

Additional snowfall accumulations: 2 to 4 cm, but potentially 20 cm in snow squalls.

Remarks: Snow squalls will likely begin to taper off for the northern Avalon on Friday morning, and elsewhere by Friday afternoon.

Snow squalls cause weather conditions to vary considerably; changes from clear skies to heavy snow within just a few kilometres are common. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.

Snow squall warnings are issued when bands of snow form that produce intense accumulating snow or near zero visibilities.

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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