Alerts for: Churchill Falls and vicinity

Statements

10:52 PM NST Friday 30 January 2015
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Churchill Falls and vicinity

Another wintry system expected Saturday night into Sunday.

A low pressure system developing off the East Coast of the United States will intensify as it moves across Nova Scotia on Saturday, approaching Labrador from the south on Sunday. Snow associated with this system will develop over central regions Saturday afternoon and will spread to the rest of Labrador Saturday night.

Snowfall accumulations will be significant with mid coastal regions receiving near 10 centimetres by Sunday morning. All remaining regions can expect between 2 and 10 centimetres of snow by Sunday morning. Snow will persist Sunday with amounts possibly exceeding 15 centimetres along the mid to northern coastal areas. Southeastern regions could possibly see a changeover through ice pellets to freezing rain on Sunday.

The public is advised to monitor future forecasts and warnings as warnings may be required or extended.

Please monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment Canada at www.weatheroffice.gc.ca.

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