Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for the following areas:
ST. JOHN'S AND VICINITY
AVALON PENINSULA NORTH
CLARENVILLE AND VICINITY
GANDER AND VICINITY
BAY OF EXPLOITS
GREEN BAY - WHITE BAY
GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR AND VICINITY
BUCHANS AND THE INTERIOR
CORNER BROOK AND VICINITY
DEER LAKE - HUMBER VALLEY.
Accumulations of 30 to 50 mm are expected by Sunday evening.
A complex area of low pressure will move southeast of Newfoundland for the next few days
maintaining a moist northerly flow over the island. Over the Avalon, rain at times heavy will spread
westward during the day and the weekend. Rainfall amounts of 30 to 50 mm are expected by
Sunday. The rainfall combined with melting snow could result in localized flooding.
Cartwright to Black Tickle, Norman Bay to Lodge Bay.
An additional 10 to 25 mm of rain is expected by this
A blowing snow warning has been issued for Hopedale and vicinity.
A winter storm warning has been issued for Postville - Makkovik, Rigolet and vicinity.
Snow and reduced visibility in blowing is expected to persist today.
A warm frontal trough associated with a low pressure system southeast
of Newfoundland will continue to affect Labrador today. Snow will
persist over western and northern labrador with rain in the
From Cartwright to Lodge Bay: rain at times heavy giving amounts of
10 to 25 mm by this evening - with a further 5 to 10
mm of rain expected for Norman Bay to Lodge Bay by Sunday
morning. Inland and over higher terrain the rain may mix with or
change to snow.
From Postville to Rigolet: snow will continue today and persist into
sunday. An additional 20 cm is forecast by sunday morning.
this fresh snowfall combined with persistent strong northeasterly
winds will continue to produce widespread reduced visibility in
blowing snow today.
For Hopedale and vicinity: snow is expected to ease by this evening
however reduced visibility in blowing snow will continue today.