Monday, December 2nd 2019, 8:59 pm - Stormy weather resumes this week with four more storms expected during the next eight days in Atlantic Canada.
After leaving a swath of active, messy weather across the United States and Great Lakes, a Colorado low will make its final stop on the continent in Atlantic Canada, ramping up its impacts Tuesday. The system -- with a boost of Gulf Stream energy -- will bring rain, ice, and snow to the region, lasting into the mid-week mark. We take a look at what you can expect for the first few days of December, below.
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- System's effects intensify into Tuesday morning
- Rain, snow, freezing rain and ice pellets expected as messy system lingers through mid-week
- Potential for prolonged period of ice pellets/freezing rain Nova Scotia/New Brunswick
- Stay aware of ALERTS in your area
WATCH BELOW: TRACKING AN ACTIVE WEEK FOR ATLANTIC CANADA
A mid-week storm, fuelled by the Colorado low that tracked snow and ice across the Great lakes this weekend, is set to make for a messy experience for almost all of Atlantic Canada, with freezing rain, rain, and heavy snow all on the menu, depending on where you are.
Though Nova Scotia will already have seen some precipitation overnight, the system really begins to affect the Maritimes in earnest by Tuesday morning.
The snow will have also reached New Brunswick overnight, transitioning into a rain/snow mix by the morning for the south from Fredericton to Moncton, but areas north of that are in for a fair bit of accumulation, as much as 20-30 cm for the worst-hit areas over the course of this system.
Nova Scotia will have switched over to rain by Tuesday morning as temperatures rise, after some bouts with freezing rain. Southern New Brunswick, however, is in line for some at-times heavy freezing rain, with Moncton actually in line for likely the messiest mix, with snow, freezing rain, a rain/snow mix, and straight rain possible over a 24-hour period.
In Newfoundland, people can expect freezing rain to reach central and western parts of the island through Tuesday afternoon, and will continue through the weekend.