Environment Canada issues Special Weather Statement for possible snow Monday night into Tuesday – NTV

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The Environment and Climate Change Canada Weather Office in Gander has issued a Special Weather Statement for the following areas:

  • The Avalon Peninsula North
  • The Avalon Peninsula Southwest
  • St. John’s & vicinity
  • The Avalon Peninsula Southwest
  • The Burin Peninsula
  • Connaigre
  • Burgeo – Ramea
  • Channel-Port aux Basques
  • Corner Brook & vicinity
  • Deer Lake – Humber Valley
  • Gros Morne
  • Bay St. George
  • Buchans and the Interior
  • Grand Falls-Windsor & vicinity
  • Bay of Exploits
  • Bonavista North
  • The Bonavista Peninsula
  • Clarenville & vicinity
  • Gander & vicinity
  • Green Bay – White Bay
  • Terra Nova

The Alert reads as follows

Current details: First early-season accumulating snowfall expected for some areas.

Total snowfall: trace along the coast to 5 cm inland and over higher terrain.

Locations: all of Newfoundland except the Great Northern Peninsula.

Time span: Monday night into Tuesday.

Remarks: There has been some discrepancy among forecast guidance as to how far north the snow will reach. Some guidance keeps the snow only over the southern half of the island while others bring the snow up as far as the northeast coast. More specific details on the Monday night period will be included in subsequent forecasts later today.

For areas that get accumulating snow, surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate. Motorists should be prepared for winter driving conditions.

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