Snowfall warning predicting 10 to 20 cm for Prince Edward Island

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Jamie Palmer makes short work of the snow that dropped last Sunday, clearing both his driveway and the roadway in front of it.

A snowfall warning remains in effect for Prince Edward Island.

The latest Environment Canada forecasts show flurries changing into heavy snow across the province later tonight with an accumulation of 10 to 20 cm.

High winds will also create local blowing snow, with the weather service forecasting speeds northeast 20 km/h becoming east 30 km/h with gusts to 50 km/h near midnight.

The Confederation Bridge has warned travellers of possible traffic restrictions that may be put in place later tonight.

A site specific weather forecast from Scotia Weather Services has indicated that winds are projected to be in the 60-70 km/h range with gusts up to 90 km/h. Those conditions could remain the same until approximately 8 a.m. Monday morning, states the forecast.

A rising temperature will see snowfall mix with rain Monday morning before changing to just rain.

Forecasts show rain ending late in the morning and being followed by a mix of sun and cloud.

Winds are projected to be northeast 30 km/h with gusts to 50 km/h, before then changing north and later west in the early afternoon.

Monday night has a 40 per cent chance of flurries with a cold wind chill of minus 25.

 

Click here for the latest Environment Canada forecast.

Organizations: Environment Canada, Scotia Weather Services

Geographic location: Prince Edward Island

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  • DEPORT GRANT
    December 29, 2013 - 17:05

    YAY, More snow.......