Winter Storm watchIssued at 10:17 PM ADT Tuesday 11 March 2014
Conditions are favourable for the development of winter storm conditions. This is an alert to the potential development of dangerous winter weather conditions in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..listen for updated statements.Details
A low pressure system will develop over New England on Wednesday and push a mix of precipitation into Prince Edward Island on Wednesday night as it tracks into the Maritimes. Current indications are that the precipitation will begin as snow in the evening. Snow will be heavy at times especially in western portions of the province where strong gusty winds will also give reduced visibilities in blowing snow. Snow will change to freezing rain and ice pellets further east. There is the potential for a prolonged period of freezing rain over central portions of the island overnight Wednesday and into Thursday morning. Snow will change to rain in the east with a period of freezing rain and ice pellets likely during the transition.