Weather warnings for island and Labrador

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Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for the following areas:

      

ST. JOHN'S AND VICINITY

AVALON PENINSULA NORTH

CLARENVILLE AND VICINITY

BONAVISTA PENINSULA

TERRA NOVA

GANDER AND VICINITY

BONAVISTA NORTH

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

evening.

 

 

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

southeast.

 

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.

Organizations: Environment Canada

Geographic location: ST. JOHN'S, EXPLOITSGREEN BAY

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