Blizzard Slams Western NL and Labrador #nlwx


Western Newfoundland, the Great Northern Peninsula, and coastal Labrador are getting slammed by heavy snow this weekend and into Monday morning.

Roads blocked from Cow Head to Plum Point advised to stay off.

Plum Point to St. Anthony All roads blocked. To stormy for equipment to operate advising traffic to stay off.

Plum Point to Roddickton Intersection and Roddickton Intersection to St. Anthony Airport Roads are blocked. Equipment taken off. Drifting/ blowing snow. Narrow sections.

Burgeo Highway has zero visibility.

Travel not advised from Stephenville Access Road to Port aux Basques.

On the Northern Peninsula, many roads have been closed and people who have been travelling this week are stranded along the coast. Some areas are reporting gas shortages as gas trucks cannot get through.

Conditions are expected to improve on Monday Morning.


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