Alerts for: Minganie

Statements

8:14 PM EST Thursday 29 January 2015
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Minganie

Snow at times heavy and blowing snow for the province of Quebec.

A low pressure system from the Great Lakes will bring a dumping of
Snow to Southern and Central Quebec by Friday afternoon. Snow has
Already begun over a number of regions in eastern and Southern Quebec
And will spread toward central regions this evening.



This system is expected to bring with it snowfall accumulations of 10
To 15 centimetres. Brisk winds will also cause blowing snow resulting
In a rapid deterioration of road conditions.



The low pressure system will intensify before affecting eastern
Quebec Saturday. The Gaspé Peninsula could see more than 15
Centimetres of snow while strong winds develop and produce blowing
Snow, significantly reducing visibilities. The Lower North Shore will
Also see significant snowfall amounts with blowing snow. Easternmost
Regions could also see a mixed bag of precipitation.

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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