Alerts in Effect
Blowing Snow AdvisoryIssued at 10:10 p.m. EST Tuesday 27 January 2015
Poor visibility in snow and blowing snow is expected or occurring in some locations. The slow moving storm heading toward the Maritimes will cause strong winds, snow and blowing snow along the St Lawrence Valley tonight. Visibilities will be zero at times tonight in areas where snowfall is heavier. The Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, Anticosti and Lower North Shore areas will be affected from this evening until Wednesday near midday.Details
Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. Weather Advisories for blowing snow are issued when winds are expected to create blowing snow giving poor visibility to 800 metres or less for at least 3 hours. Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please continue to monitor your local media or Weatheradio for further updates. If you would like to report severe weather, you can call 1-800-361-0233 or send an email to email@example.com. You may also tweet reports of severe weather to #meteoqc.