Active AlertsSmokey Mountain, NL

Flash Freeze Warning
Issued at Thu 4:43 AM Feb. 29
Issued by: Environment and Climate Change Canada

Temperatures are forecast to fall rapidly. Ponding water, slush, and any falling precipitation will freeze as the temperature drops.

Temperatures: falling rapidly to around -15 degrees.

Locations: most of Labrador.

Time span:
Labrador City and Churchill Falls: this morning.
Upper Lake Melville and the Labrador coast: this evening.

Remarks: After a period of mild temperatures and rain or showers with melting snow, temperatures will quickly drop below the freezing mark.


Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery.

Flash freeze warnings are issued when a rapid drop in temperature is expected, that can cause water from rain or melted snow on streets and sidewalks to quickly freeze.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports using #NLwx.