Another storm system heads toward NL


An area of low pressure will pass over Newfoundland and Labrador tonight and Tuesday bringing snow, rain, and strong winds to portions of the province.


Rain is expected across most of Newfoundland and snow is expected across most of Labrador with a rain and snow mix over southeastern areas.


For the south coast and the Avalon rainfall amounts between 15 and 25 mm are possible overnight and into Tuesday. Along the west coast rainfall amounts of 10 to 20 mm are expected. Central sections of the Island will see about 5 to 10 mm.


In Labrador general snowfall amounts of 5 to 10 cm are anticipated but a few areas in southeastern Labrador could see up to 30 cm of snow.


There are several alerts issued by Environment and Climate Change Canada:

Wind warning

  • Bay St. George

  • Corner Brook and vicinity

  • Gros Morne

  • Parson's Pond - Hawke's Bay

Tonight winds will gust between 70 and 100 km/h. On Tuesday gusts between 80 and 100 km/h are possible.


Snowfall warning

  • Cartwright to Black Tickle

  • Eagle River

Total snowfall amounts of 10 cm is possible along parts of the coast to 30 cm inland and over higher terrain. Winds will also gust to 80 km/h. Snow will begin this evening and continue through Tuesday.


Wreckhouse wind warning

  • Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity


Maximum wind gusts to 110 km/h are expected in the Wreckhouse area this evening until shortly after midnight.


Special weather statement

  • Norman Bay to Lodge Bay

  • Postville - Makkovik

  • Red Bay to L'Anse-au-Clair

  • Rigolet and vicinity

  • Upper Lake Melville


A mix of rain and snow is expected this evening until Tuesday morning. Rainfall amounts of 15 to 30 mm is expected combined with snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm.


In anticipation of the weather, Marine Atlantic is advising of a potential weather impact. Both crossings scheduled for tonight could be impacted.