Winter storm for ALL of Nova Scotia

Amounts could reach 40 cm (16 inches).

BRITISH COLUMBIA

4:14 PM PST Friday 06 January 2017
Snowfall warning in effect for Bulkley Valley and The Lakes – northwest including Smithers region, North Coast – coastal sections region, North Coast – inland sections region

Snowfall, with total amounts of about 15 cm (5.9″) is expected.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc10#855054662100366745201701060502ww1373cwvr

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc49#225046435180344282201701050502ww1171cwvr

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc9#84053733475543228201701060502ww1171cwvr

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Haines Road – Yukon border to Pleasant Camp and South Klondike Highway – Yukon border to White Pass regions

Combined with the strong winds, very cold wind chill values of minus 45 C (-49 F) are forecast to develop overnight and persist through Saturday morning.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc4#1003358772100366745201701060502ww1979cwvr (also bc52 in the address link for the South Klondike Highway warning)

Arctic outflow warning in effect for: North Coast – inland sections region

The combination of the strong winds and temperatures near minus 9 C (15.8 F) will result in cold wind chill values near minus 20 C (-4 F). The cold arctic outflow winds will persist for several days.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc9#125152120475543228201701060502ww1171cwvr

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

Snowfall warning in effect for: Avalon Peninsula North, Avalon Peninsula Southwest, Bonavista North, Bonavista Peninsula, Burin Peninsula, Clarenville and vicinity, Connaigre and Terra Nova regions

Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 25 cm (5.9″ to 9.8″) is expected.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?nl28#654415402046697597201701060507ww1676cwhx (also nl29, nl3, nl15, nl5, nl1, nl9 and nl16 in the address link for the other affected areas)

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

Blizzard warning in effect for: Paulatuk, Sachs Harbour and Tuktoyaktuk – East Channel Region regions

Blizzard conditions with poor visibility in snow and blowing snow are expected or occurring.

 

Another storm system is expected to move into the region on Saturday which will give another round of blizzard condition to Tuktoyaktuk, Sachs Harbour and Paulatuk.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?nt10#2235481211071304018201701040501ww1272cwnt (also nt11 and nt23 in the address link for the other affected areas)

NOVA SCOTIA

Winter storm warning in effect for: All of Nova Scotia

Snow will begin Saturday afternoon in southwestern Nova Scotia and will spread over the remainder of the province by Saturday evening. Snow at times heavy will continue throughout the night as the low tracks south of Nova Scotia to be south of Cape Breton by Sunday morning. Strong northeasterly winds will develop by Sunday morning as the low intensifies resulting in blowing snow. Snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 cm (5.9″ to 9.8″) are expected over Northern Nova Scotia and 30 to 40 (11.8″ to 15.7″) elsewhere.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?ns8#1737324651686185733201701060506ww1171cwhx (covers ns1 to nw7 and ns9 to ns23 in the address link as well)

ONTARIO

Snow squall warning in effect for many areas:

Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow, and snow will quickly accumulate.

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?on35#2302056711578766085201701060503ww1272cwto

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?on18#1400294951452933299201701050503ww1171cwto

 

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?on20#1425290691181477133201701050503ww1171cwto

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

Winter storm warning in effect for:Kings County P.E.I. and Queens County P.E.I. regions

Hazardous winter conditions are expected.

Snow will begin Saturday evening. Snow at times heavy will continue throughout the night and into Sunday as the low tracks south of Nova Scotia to be south of Cape Breton by Sunday morning. Strong northeasterly winds will develop by Sunday morning as the low intensifies resulting in blowing snow. Snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 cm (5.9″ to 9.8″) are expected.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?pei1#1747253121686185733201701060506ww1575cwhx (also pei2 in the address link for the Queens County warning)

YUKON

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Haines Road – Haines Junction to B.C. bdy and South Klondike Highway – Carcross to B.C. bdy regions

 

Combined with the strong winds, very cold wind chill values of minus 45 C (-49 F) are forecast to develop overnight and persist through Saturday morning.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?yt9#1003358772100366745201701060502ww1979cwvr (also yt10 in the address link for the Whitehorse warning)

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html

Thanks to Terry Homeniuk for these links


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