PHOTOS: Dangerous squalls create havoc with whiteouts on Ontario roads
Alerts in Effect
Winter Storm WarningIssued at 22:56 Monday 01 March 2021
Significant snow, strong winds, and blowing snow are expected.
Total snowfall: 15 to 25 cm (heaviest over higher terrain).
Maximum wind gusts: southeasterly 80 to 100 km/h.
Locations: Connaigre, Burin, and southern Avalon Peninsulas.
Time span: overnight tonight until midday Tuesday.
Remarks: The snow and blowing snow are expected to change to a brief period of rain late Tuesday morning before changing back to flurries in the afternoon.
Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Visibility will be suddenly reduced to near zero at times in heavy snow and blowing snow.
Winter storm warnings are issued when multiple types of severe winter weather are expected to occur together.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NLstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NLwx.