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Heavy snow for eastern Newfoundland


An area of low pressure will move across eastern Newfoundland today. Precipitation will begin this morning.


Rain will spread across the Avalon, Burin, and Bonavista Peninsula this afternoon. Rain will become mixed with and eventually change to snow.


Snowfall amounts will range from 10 to 30 cm.


Winds will not be a major concern with this system with gusts to 60 km/h possible which will result in some blowing snow.


Ahead of the storm, there are some school closures on the Avalon Peninsula.


The snow should come to an end by late this evening.


Snowfall warning for:

  • Avalon Peninsula North

  • Avalon Peninsula Southeast

  • Avalon Peninsula Southwest

  • Bonavista Peninsula

  • Burin Peninsula

  • Clarenville and vicinity

  • St. John's and vicinity


Special weather statement for:

  • Bonavista North

  • Gander and vicinity

  • Terra Nova


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