Freezing rain today expected to changed to drizzle in the afternoon

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Freezing rain expected to begin today in St. John's and vicinity is expected to change to drizzle or freezing drizzle in the afternoon.
According to Environment Canada, a trough of low pressure to the east will bring periods of freezing rain to the Northern Avalon Peninsula, including St. John's, today. The freezing rain is expected to persist for several hours before tapering off to drizzle or freezing drizzle this afternoon. Drizzle or freezing drizzle will then persist through tonight as temperatures remain steady near zero.
Another low pressure system developing southwest of Cape Cod will stall over the Maritimes on Wednesday. Strong easterly winds associated with this system will develop over Southwestern Newfoundland Wednesday morning. In the Wreckhouse area winds of 80 km/h with gusts to 110 are expected to subside in the afternoon.
For Wednesday in St. John's and vicinity, skies are expected to be cloudy with rain beginning near noon. Risk of freezing rain in the afternoon with a total rainfall amount of 5 mm. Wind is expected to become southeast at 30 km/h gusting to 50 late in the morning. High plus 1.

Organizations: Environment Canada

Geographic location: St. John's, Northern Avalon Peninsula, Cape Cod Wreckhouse

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  • San
    July 02, 2010 - 13:19

    Funny, why is it the Weather Network website is forcasting 10-15 cm of snow for tomorrow? I like The Telegrams forcast better.

  • San
    July 01, 2010 - 20:00

    Funny, why is it the Weather Network website is forcasting 10-15 cm of snow for tomorrow? I like The Telegrams forcast better.