Nasty Weather Expected on Monther's Day

A low pressure system is pushing across the Maritimes today and will deliver heavy snow, rain, and strong winds to the region. The outer bands of precipitation will reach southern Newfoundland later this afternoon.

Once the low pushes across Newfoundland it will also bring rain, some snow, and strong winds. Some areas of Newfoundland is already seeing gusty winds.

Rain will move across Newfoundland tonight. The rain will taper off by Sunday morning. After a lull in the rain, a sporadic rain-snow mix will push across the Island on Mother's Day.

Some areas of southern and western Newfoundland will see 10 to 15 centimetres of snow.

About 5 to 10 mm of rain is possible. Locally, heavier rain along the southern coast and the Avalon, 15 to 30 mm is possible. On Sunday winds will gust to 100 km/h over the Avalon and gusts to 90 km/h are expected in central and gusts to 60 km/h on the west coast.

Rain, snow and freezing rain are possible in southeastern Labrador. About 5 to 10 cm of snow is expected.