Active AlertsWhitbourne, NL

Special Weather Statement
Issued at Tue 4:00 PM Apr. 16
Issued by: Environment and Climate Change Canada

A combination of snow and rain is expected, along with gusty winds.

Locations: northeastern Newfoundland and the northern Avalon Peninsula.

Time span: Thursday into Friday morning.

Maximum wind gusts: northerly 80 km/h.

Remarks: A period of accumulating snow is expected on Thursday afternoon and evening with strengthening northerly winds, before a transition to rain follows as temperatures rise Thursday night. Freezing rain or ice pellets may occur over some areas during the changeover.

While there is too much uncertainty to forecast snowfall accumulations at this time, total amounts may be significant for this time of year over some locations. Anyone considering travel should be prepared for winter driving conditions.

Precipitation will ease to light rain or drizzle over most areas on Friday.


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