How will Hurricane Larry Impact Eastern Newfoundland?


Hurricane Larry has sustained winds this morning at 155 km/h with higher gusts.


Larry is expected to impact eastern Newfoundland on Friday night. Winds will begin to increase on Friday afternoon and reach their strongest overnight. On Saturday winds will still be gusty but will begin to diminish.


Gradual weakening is forecast during the next couple of days, but Larry is expected to remain a hurricane.


By Saturday, Larry should become an extratropical cyclone.


On Monday, Larry will be absorbed by a larger low east of Greenland.


Today or Friday morning you should secure any loose objects outside or bring objects inside. This includes items such as lawn furniture, barbeques, and lawn ornaments.

Forecast:

Location

Wind Gusts

Rainfall

St. John's

130 km/h

20-40 mm

Carbonear

120 km/h

15-20 mm

Cape Race

170 km/h

15-25 mm

Placentia

100 km/h

15-25 mm


Hurricane watch issued for:

  • Avalon Peninsula Southeast

  • St. John's and vicinity


Tropical storm watch issued for:

  • Avalon Peninsula North

  • Avalon Peninsula Southwest

  • Burin Peninsula

  • Bonavista Peninsula

  • Clarenville and vicinity

You should assembly an emergency kit.

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