Atlantic: Heavy snow threat shifts to Newfoundland
Alerts in Effect
Snowfall WarningIssued at 15:56 Thursday 27 February 2020
Total amounts: near 15 cm, except 20 over Prince County.
Location: Prince Edward Island.
Time span: late this afternoon and tonight.
Remarks: Snow will become heavy at times over Prince Edward Island this evening. The snow will mix with ice pellets over Queens and Kings counties later this evening and then with rain before morning. Snow will end over the entire province by Friday morning.
In additional, strong easterly winds gusting 70 to 80 km/h this evening will cause reduced visibility at times in blowing snow. These strong winds will also cause higher than normal water levels at high tide tonight, and could cause ice rafting along parts of the coast.
Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.
Snowfall warnings are issued when significant snowfall is expected.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to PEstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #PEStorm.