Maritime-Ontario will be closed today in St. John’s NFLD because of the dangerous blizzard conditions that are expected, with very strong winds and visibility near zero in heavy snow and blowing and heavy snow. Total snowfall expected is 40 to 75 cm, and wind gusts at nearly 120km/h.
Heaviest snowfall will occur during the day today when rates could exceed 5 cm per hour. Lesser rates will continue through tonight. Power Outages could occur.
Conditions are expected to improve early on Saturday for most areas but strong winds and blowing snow will persist over coastal areas exposed to the north into Saturday afternoon.
We will keep you posted as more information is available to us.