Wind WarningIssued at 11:18 PM NDT Saturday 15 March 2014
Southeasterly winds gusting up to 100 km/h will develop along parts of the coast overnight and subside Sunday morning. This is a warning that potentially damaging winds are expected in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..listen for updated statements.Details
A low pressure system over Eastern Quebec will gradually track northeastward tonight to lie near Anticosti Island overnight and over Labrador Sunday night. Over the Southwest Coast, snow will persist tonight and into Sunday morning with total snowfall accumulations of 15 to 20 centimetres expected by Sunday morning. This fresh snowfall will combine with strong southeasterly winds to reduce visibility in blowing snow overnight. Ice pellets are expected to mix with the snow during the early hours of Sunday. Additionally, southeasterly winds will steadily increase tonight to peak near 120 km/h over the Wreckhouse area and near 100 km/h along parts of the west coast early Sunday morning. Over the Great Northern Peninsula, snow will develop overnight and persist into Sunday. Total snowfall accumulations are not expected to be significant however the fresh snowfall will combine with the strong southeasterly winds to reduce visibility in blowing snow throughout the day Sunday.