Alerts in Effect
Winter Storm WarningIssued at 6:45 p.m. EST Thursday 18 December 2014
A major winterstorm is expected. A weather system is moving slowly over Newfoundland tonight and will bring significant amounts of snow to the Gaspé Peninsula. Total amounts between 25 and 35 centimetres of snow is expected depending on the region. The most significant snowfall amounts are expected in the Grande-Vallée and Gaspé regions. Snow will end overnight. Snow and northeasterlies will intensify this morning, reducing visibilities in the blowing snow, especially near the shoreline.Details
Visibility will be suddenly reduced to near zero at times in heavy snow and blowing snow. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas. Winter Storm Warnings are issued when multiple types of severe winter weather are expected to occur together. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also tweet reports of severe weather to #meteoqc.