Wind warning ended, but blowing snow warning issued

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Weather Watch

Environment Canada has ended the wind warning for all of Prince Edward Island but has issued a blowing snow warning for the Island.

Strong westerly winds will give reduced visibilities in blowing snow today.

 

This is a warning that an extended period of blowing snow with poor visibilities is expected in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..listen for updated statements.

 

An intense low pressure system north of Cape Breton will move slowly northeastward to lie over Newfoundland this evening.

 

Periods of snow and blowing snow will give frequently reduced visibilities for much of today across the province. Conditions will improve over Prince County this afternoon and later tonight over the remainder of the province.

 

Also ice pressure from strong northwest winds and higher than normal water levels may cause ice to push in and raft along the North Coast of the island this morning.

The following is the complete frecast:

Today Periods of snow and blowing snow. Amount 5 cm. Wind northwest 50 km/h gusting to 80. Temperature steady near minus 3.TonightPeriods of snow ending this evening then cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Local blowing snow. Wind west 50 km/h gusting to 70. Low minus 5.

Tuesday Cloudy. Clearing in the afternoon. Wind west 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming northwest 30 in the morning then light in the evening. High zero.

Wednesday Flurries or rain showers. Low minus 6. High plus 1.

Thursday Cloudy. Low minus 3. High plus 1.

Friday Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Windy. Low minus 4. High minus 3.

Saturday A mix of sun and cloud. Low minus 10. High minus 5.SundayA mix of sun and cloud. Low minus 11. High minus 4.

Organizations: Environment Canada

Geographic location: Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton, Newfoundland Prince North Coast

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