Alerts for: Îles-de-la-Madeleine

Statements

10:54 AM AST Monday 17 December 2018
Blowing snow advisory in effect for:

  • Îles-de-la-Madeleine

Poor visibility in snow and blowing snow is expected or occurring in some locations.

A slow moving low pressure system will track across Cape Breton Island tonight and then south of Newfoundland on Tuesday. Snow will develop later this afternoon ahead of the system and persist through Tuesday. Snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm are expected. Gusty north then northwesterly winds will develop later tonight and persist on Tuesday giving reduced visibility in blowing snow.

Higher than normal water levels and rough pounding surf are expected on Tuesday.

Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility in some locations. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.

Blowing snow advisories are issued when winds are expected to create blowing snow giving poor visibility to 800 metres or less for at least 3 hours.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NSstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NSStorm.

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