'Significant snowfall' expected across P.E.I. from storm on Wednesday

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Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Prince Edward Island for Wednesday, warning of a possible Nor' easter.

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Forecasters are watching a storm system that Environment Canada is warning could dump significant snowfall across Prince Edward Island on Wednesday.

That snow will be whipped around with strong winds causing near white out conditions.

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The Nor’ easter is expected to develop over the U.S. eastern seaboard on Tuesday and track northeastward passing near the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia on Wednesday.

“This disturbance has the potential to bring significant snow, strong winds and blowing snow to the Maritimes,” Environment Canada said in a special weather statement issued for Prince Edward Island on Monday.

“This disturbance has the potential to bring significant snow, strong winds and blowing snow to the Maritimes,” Environment Canada

While it is too early to predict with certainty any precipitation amounts for this event, Environment Canada will continue to monitor the development of this storm providing updates as new information becomes available.

The current forecast calls for periods of snow and blowing snow on Wednesday. Windy.

Low minus 14. High minus 5.

 

Organizations: Environment Canada

Geographic location: Prince Edward Island, U.S., Nova Scotia

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  • Lea
    January 20, 2014 - 11:04

    We need a good nor easter!! Bring it on!

  • Um?
    January 20, 2014 - 09:40

    Environment Canada says the storm has potential for snowfall and it's too early to predict any amounts. Just curious how this: "While it is too early to predict with certainty any precipitation amounts for this event, Environment Canada will continue to monitor the development of this storm providing updates as new information becomes available." became 'Significant snowfall expected'.