Clear your snow and get ready: next week’s weather could be a challenge
North Cove, NL
Alerts in Effect
Blizzard WarningIssued at 22:59 Friday 28 January 2022
Blizzard conditions with gusty winds and visibility frequently near zero in snow and blowing snow are expected or occurring.
Total snowfall: 20 to 30 cm.
Maximum wind gusts: northeasterly 70 km/h, except 100 near the Strait of Belle Isle.
Locations: southeastern Labrador.
Time span: Saturday night until Sunday morning.
Remarks: Snow, at times heavy, will spread throughout southeastern Labrador Saturday night in conjunction with strengthening northeasterly winds, resulting in blizzard conditions.
As temperatures rise, the snow will transition through ice pellets and freezing rain to rain by early Sunday over most areas. However, precipitation is likely to remain as snow over areas west of Crook's Lake.
Visibility will be suddenly reduced to near zero at times in heavy snow and blowing snow.
Blizzard warnings are issued when widespread reduced visibilities of 400 metres or less are expected for at least 4 hours.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NLstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #NLwx.