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Environment Canada has issued the following:

 

AN INTENSE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM EAST OF CAPE COD WILL CONTINUE TO

DEEPEN TODAY AS IT TRACKS SOUTH OF NOVA SCOTIA.  THE LOW WILL BEGIN

TO GRADUALLY WEAKEN AS IT APPROACHES THE SOUTHERN AVALON ON SUNDAY

NIGHT.  A WARM FRONT EXTENDING NORTHEASTWARD FROM THIS LOW WILL

APPROACH NEWFOUNDLAND TODAY AND WILL TRACK ACROSS THE AVALON

PENINSULA OVERNIGHT.  SNOW AT TIMES HEAVY, HIGH WINDS AND BLOWING

SNOW WILL DEVELOP TODAY AHEAD OF THIS FEATURE.

FOR THE AVALON AND BURIN PENINSULAS: SNOW HAS BEGUN AND WILL BECOME

AT TIMES HEAVY IN THE SOUTH AND RAPIDLY SPREAD NORTHWARD.  WINDS WILL

INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON WITH NORTHEASTERLY GUSTS BETWEEN 80 AND

100 KM/HOUR THIS EVENING.  THE HEAVY SNOW AND HIGH WINDS WILL RESULT

IN NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW.  CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE

OVERNIGHT AS THE SNOW MIXES WITH ICE PELLETS BEFORE CHANGING TO

FREEZING RAIN AND EVENTUALLY TO RAIN SHOWERS ON SUNDAY MORNING.

THE RAIN SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO CHANGE BACK TO SNOW LATE SUNDAY AS

THE LOW TRACKS EASTWARD.  TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 15 TO 25

CENTIMETRES ARE EXPECTED BY SUNDAY MORNING.

FOR SOUTHWESTERN NEWFOUNDLAND: SNOW HAS DEVELOPED AND WILL BECOME AT

TIMES HEAVY NEAR NOON.  NORTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL STEADILY INCREASE

TODAY WITH GUSTS UP TO 120 KM/HOUR EXPECTED ALONG PARTS OF THE COAST

TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.  THE HIGH WINDS AND HEAVY SNOW WILL COMBINE TO

GIVE BLIZZARD LIKE CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TO SUNDAY.

TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN 25 AND 35 CENTIMETRES ARE EXPECTED BY

SUNDAY EVENING.

FOR CENTRAL AND EASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND: SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS

AFTERNOON AND WILL BECOME AT TIMES HEAVY TONIGHT.

NORTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE LATER TODAY WITH GUSTS UP TO

80 KM/HOUR EXPECTED THIS EVENING AND GUSTS UP TO 100 KM/HOUR EXPECTED

ALONG PARTS OF THE COAST ON SUNDAY.  THE HIGH WINDS AND HEAVY SNOW

WILL COMBINE TO GIVE BLIZZARD LIKE CONDITIONS TONIGHT THROUGH TO

SUNDAY.  TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN 20 AND 45 CENTIMETRES ARE

EXPECTED BY SUNDAY EVENING.

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  • Scott
    February 10, 2013 - 06:16

    I understand that it's weather, but does it have to be written with a caps lock? Sounds like you're shouting the weather at me.

  • lillian Dougherty
    February 09, 2013 - 11:13

    I,m here in Texas, but was born and reared in st. John's. I miss the the snow, but not that much, Could you break down Centimetres to inches or by the sound of it feet. I pray for all God bless Lillian dougherty