Alerts for: Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity


10:30 PM NST Sunday 21 January 2018
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity

A mixed bag of precipitation is expected Tuesday night into Wednesday.

A low pressure system approaching from the Great Lakes region is forecast to track northeastward along the St. Lawrence River Tuesday night and then move into southeastern Labrador late Wednesday.

Snow will begin over southwestern Newfoundland Tuesday evening and spread northeastward during the night. For most areas of the Island, the snow will likely transition through ice pellets and freezing rain to rain on Wednesday.

At this time, the highest snowfall accumulations are expected over the Great Northern Peninsula, with the highest rainfall accumulations along the south coast. Further details on the potential impacts of this system will become available early in the week.

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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