An Environment Canada special weather statement for the Avalon Peninsula suggests snowfall Saturday morning will be quite heavy at times.
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Environment Canada suggests heavy snow followed by rain Saturday will make driving on the Avalon Peninsula tricky.
However, Saturday’s accumulated snowfall will likely remain below the warning criteria level, according to the statement issued early Friday morning.
Snow is expected to change to rain Saturday afternoon, and Environment Canada suggests driving conditions will deteriorate quickly.
According to the Environment Canada weather forecast for St. John’s as of 5:30 a.m. Friday, total snow and ice pellet accumulation for Saturday will likely range from five to 10 centimetres, with rainfall amounts of five millimetres