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Snowfall warnings issued across Newfoundland, up to 20 cm possible through Tuesday

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Andrea Bagley
Digital Reporter

Monday, May 5, 2014, 7:45 AM -

It's the first full week of May, and a snowfall warning has been issued for parts of Newfoundland.

"Precipitation will develop as rain today and will change over to snow late this evening," said Environment Canada in the snowfall warning Monday morning.

There's a brief period of freezing rain possible for some regions during the changeover.

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Snow is expected to persist through Tuesday with the heaviest accumulation likely overnight Monday into Tuesday morning.

Up to 20 cm of snow is expected in the hardest hit areas with up to 10 cm possible in the city of St. John's.

"Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions," warns EC. "Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow."

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