Alerts for: Avalon Peninsula Southwest

Statements

5:06 AM NDT Thursday 19 July 2018
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Avalon Peninsula Southwest

Significant rainfall expected with localized downpours.

Rain, heavy at times, is forecast to spread over the Burin Peninsula and Southern Avalon today as a southwesterly flow draws tropical moisture northward. Rainfall rates of 10 to 15 mm per hour are possible, with potential to produce total rainfall amounts in excess of 40 mm over some areas.

The rain is expected to taper to lighter showers over the Burin Peninsula this afternoon and across the Avalon Peninsula overnight.

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.

 

4:50 AM NDT Thursday 19 July 2018
Fog advisory in effect for:

  • Avalon Peninsula Southwest

Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring.

The foggy conditions affecting southern Newfoundland will gradually improve from west to east as drier air advances across the Island through the remainder of this week.

Over the Burgeo and Ramea areas, conditions are expected to improve today.

Over the Connaigre and Burin Peninsulas, fog will retreat to the coast today, but is expected to spread back inland tonight before dissipating on Friday.

Over the Southern Avalon Peninsula, foggy conditions will likely continue until Saturday.

Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero. If travelling, be prepared for areas of near-zero visibility.

Fog advisories are issued when near zero visibilities in fog are expected or occurring.

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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