Snowfall warning posted for Prince County, P.E.I.

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Total accumulations are forecast to reach 15 to 25 cm over Prince County; 10 to 15 cm  in Queens, Kings counties

A snowfall warning is now in place for Prince County.

Environment Canada says snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 25 cm, is expected.

Snow is forecast to begin over western Prince Edward Island late tonight and will become heavy at times early Tuesday morning.

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The snow will likely mix with ice pellets over some areas Tuesday afternoon. Total accumulations are forecast to reach 15 to 25 cm before tapering to flurries or showers Tuesday evening.

Queens and Kings counties won’t escape the storm.

Total snowfall accumulations are expected to reach 10 to 15 cm, which is just below warning criteria.

CLICK HERE TO READ THE PRINCE COUNTY WARNING

Scattered flurries over eastern Prince Edward Island are forecast to change to steady snow early Tuesday morning in Queens and Kings counties.

Environment Canada says the snow will likely change to ice pellets over Queens and Kings Counties during the afternoon before changing back to snow in the evening. Snow will then taper to flurries or showers near midnight Tuesday night.

The site-specific weather forecast received from Scotia Weather Services today, indicates wind conditions tomorrow that may result in restrictions of traffic on the Confederation Bridge.

Commencing approximately 9 a.m. winds are projected in the 65-75 kilometre per hour range gusting to 95. Forecast indicates conditions will remain the same until approximately 6 a.m.

 

 

 

Organizations: Environment Canada

Geographic location: Kings Counties, Prince, Queens Prince Edward Island

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