Alerts for: Avalon Peninsula North

Statements

3:50 PM NST Wednesday 12 December 2018
Blowing snow advisory in effect for:

  • Avalon Peninsula North

Poor visibility in snow and blowing snow is expected or occurring in some locations.

Snow combined with strengthening winds will cause visibilities to further deteriorate in blowing snow this evening.

Additional snowfall amounts of 5 to 10 cm are expected tonight over the Avalon Peninsula, with wind gusts near 80 km/h accompanying the falling snow.

Conditions are expected to improve overnight tonight into Thursday morning as the snow tapers off and winds begin to diminish.

Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.

Blowing snow advisories are issued when winds are expected to create blowing snow giving poor visibility to 800 metres or less for at least 3 hours.

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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