Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Winter Storm Inga Update One

















12:05 PM AST Wednesday 17 January 2018
Snowfall warning in effect for:

Halifax Metro and Halifax County West
Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected.

A low pressure system south of Cape Cod will approach the Maritimes today. The low will track northeastward near the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia tonight to lie over Newfoundland on Thursday.

Snow associated with this system has spread across Nova Scotia and will continue this afternoon and tonight and taper to flurries early Thursday morning over these regions.

In addition there is a risk of freezing rain over southern and central areas of the province tonight. Over extreme southern coastal areas a change to rain is likely.

Snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 centimetres are now expected for all areas of the province except coastal areas of Shelburne and Queens Counties.

Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.weatheraspc.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NSStorm.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Winter Storm Inga












URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Caribou ME
639 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

MEZ011-015>017-029>032-170745-
/O.CON.KCAR.WW.Y.0004.180117T0400Z-180118T0400Z/
Central Penobscot-Southern Penobscot-Interior Hancock-
Central Washington-Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-
Southern Piscataquis-Northern Washington-
Including the cities of Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Bangor,
Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook,
Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry,
Princeton, Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport, Castine, Eastport,
Machias, Cherryfield, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, Guilford, Danforth,
Vanceboro, and Topsfield
639 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS
EVENING TO 11 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions,
  including during the evening commute on Wednesday. Total snow
  accumulations of 4 to 8 inches are expected.

* WHERE...Central Penobscot, Southern Penobscot, Interior
  Hancock, Central Washington, Coastal Hancock, Coastal
  Washington, Southern Piscataquis and Northern Washington
  County.

* WHEN...11 PM this evening until 11 PM Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
  times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for Maine can be obtained by going to
newengland511.org.

$$
CB

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gray ME
307 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...Snow will impact New Hampshire and Maine tonight into
Wednesday...

.Low pressure is expected to develop off the Mid Atlantic coast
this evening then move northeastward into the Gulf of Maine on
Wednesday. Snow will begin early to mid evening in New Hampshire,
and late evening in Maine. The snow could be heavy at times late
tonight and Wednesday morning. The snow will end from west to
east, during the afternoon Wednesday.

MEZ018>028-170415-
/O.CON.KGYX.WS.W.0002.180117T0400Z-180118T0000Z/
Interior York-Interior Cumberland-Androscoggin-Kennebec-
Interior Waldo-Coastal York-Coastal Cumberland-Sagadahoc-Lincoln-
Knox-Coastal Waldo-
Including the cities of Hollis, Alfred, Lebanon, Sanford,
Goodwins Mills, Buxton, Limington, Berwick, New Gloucester, Gray,
North Windham, Gorham, Bridgton, Greene, Lewiston, Sabattus,
Wales, Minot, Turner, Auburn, Livermore Falls, Augusta, Sidney,
Windsor, Vassalboro, Waterville, China, Palermo, Brooks, Jackson,
Knox, Liberty, Montville, Morrill, Waldo, Winterport, Unity,
Biddeford, Saco, Old Orchard Beach, Kittery, Portland,
Cape Elizabeth, South Portland, Westbrook, Yarmouth, Brunswick,
Arrowsic, Bath, Phippsburg, Bowdoinham, Topsham, Bowdoin,
Whitefield, Dresden, Alna, Bremen, Bristol, Damariscotta,
Newcastle, Boothbay Harbor, Wiscasset, Waldoboro, Owls Head,
Rockland, Appleton, Camden, Hope, Rockport, Thomaston, Belfast,
Northport, Searsmont, and Lincolnville
307 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING
TO 7 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Plan on difficult travel
  conditions, including during the morning commute on Wednesday.
  Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of, south central and southwest Maine including
  the Midcoast.

* WHEN...From 11 PM this evening to 7 PM EST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
  visibility at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep an extra
flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency. For a more precise forecast for your specific
location...go to www.weather.gov/gray.

$$

3:49 PM AST Tuesday 16 January 2018
Special weather statement in effect for:

Cumberland County - Minas Shore
A developing low pressure system will approach from the southwest Wednesday evening crossing the Maritimes overnight and into Thursday morning. The potential exists for snowfall to reach warning criteria of 15 or more cm before the snow changes over to rain or freezing rain.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.weatheraspc.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NSStorm.

3:49 PM AST Tuesday 16 January 2018
Special weather statement in effect for:

Queens County P.E.I.
A developing low pressure system will approach from the southwest Wednesday evening crossing the Maritimes overnight and into Thursday morning. The potential exists for snowfall to reach warning criteria of 15 or more cm before the snow changes over to rain or freezing rain.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.weatheraspc.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #PEStorm.

3:48 PM AST Tuesday 16 January 2018
Special weather statement in effect for:

Fredericton and Southern York County
A developing low pressure system will approach the Maritimes from the southwest on Wednesday. Snowfall ahead of the low is expected to begin in the morning over southern New Brunswick and will spread northward throughout the day. The potential exists for snowfall to reach warning criteria of 15 cm or more before tapering off Thursday morning. Areas along the Bay of Fundy may also see a switch over to rain with the risk of freezing early Thursday morning.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.weatheraspc.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NBStorm.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Winter Storm Hunter Event Summary

Weather summary
for New Brunswick
issued by Environment Canada
at 3:46 a.m. AST Sunday 14 January 2018.

Discussion.

A low pressure system tracked across the region on Sunday bringing
heavy rain followed by a period of freezing rain and a rapid drop in
temperatures. Additionally record breaking warm temperatures caused
significant melting of the existing snow on the ground. Strong
southwesterly winds gave power outages to portions of southern New
Brunswick mainly near the Fundy coast.

The following is a summary of weather event information received by
Environment Canada at 8 pm Saturday January 13, 2018.

1. Summary of rainfall in millimetres:

Mechanic Settlement: 127.5
Bouctouche: 97.6
St. Stephen: 88.7
Kouchibouguac: 76.8
Gagetown: 64
Sussex: 61.2
Fredericton Airport: 60.8
Doaktown: 57.4
Fredericton: 55.4
Fundy Park: 51.5
Woodstock: 49.4
Grand Manan: 44.3
Red Pines: 30.7
Moncton: 27.8
Saint John: 21.2
Bas Caraquet: 19.4
Bathurst: 18.2
Miscou Island: 15.5
Charlo: 9.6

2. Summary of snowfall in centimetres:

Bathurst: 4

3. Summary of wind in kilometres per hour:

Saint John: 96
Grand Manan: 74
Point Lepreau: 70

The following stations set daily maximum temperature records on
January 13, 2018:

Bas Caraquet
New record of 10.6
Old record of 10.4 set in 2005
Records in this area have been kept since 1964

Bouctouche
New record of 15.9
Old record of 13.8 set in 2005
Records in this area have been kept since 1965

Fredericton
New record of 11.9
Old record of 10.6 set in 1932
Records in this area have been kept since 1871

Fundy Nat'l Park
New record of 14.1
Old record of 11.3 set in 2005
Records in this area have been kept since 1950

Grand Manan
New record of 13.1
Old record of 10.6 set in 1890
Records in this area have been kept since 1883

Miscou Island
New record of 8.0
Old record of 6.4 set in 2005
Records in this area have been kept since 1957

Moncton
New record of 16.7
Old record of 12.2 set in 1972
Records in this area have been kept since 1881

Saint John
New record of 14.8
Old record of 9.4 set in 1932
Records in this area have been kept since 1871

St. Stephen
New record of 14.2
Old record of 12.5 set in 2005
Records in this area have been kept since 1898

Woodstock
New record of 11.6
Old record of 10.0 set in 2005
Records in this area have been kept since 1886

Note: The temperature records reported here have been derived from a
selection of historical stations in each geographic area that were
active during the period of record.

Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial
information and does not constitute a complete or final report.

End/ASPC

Weather summary
for Nova Scotia
issued by Environment Canada
at 3:43 a.m. AST Sunday 14 January 2018.

Discussion.

The following stations set or tied daily maximum temperature records
on January 13, 2018:

Antigonish
Tied record of 15.6 set in 1913
Records in this area have been kept since 1910

Brier Island
New record of 13.0
Old record of 10.2 set in 2012
Records in this area have been kept since 1937

Cheticamp
New record of 18.9
Old record of 16.6 set in 2005
Records in this area have been kept since 1956

Greenwood
New record of 19.0
Old record of 13.9 set in 1972
Records in this area have been kept since 1914

Shearwater
New record of 13.2
Old record of 10.3 set in 2012
Records in this area have been kept since 1871

Halifax
New record of 15.4
Old record of 10.6 set in 2012
Records in this area have been kept since 1920

Ingonish
New record of 17.0
Old record of 13.9 set in 2005
Records in this area have been kept since 1950

Kejimkujik
New record of 16.1
Old record of 12.2 set in 1972
Records in this area have been kept since 1966

Kentville
New record of 17.8
Old record of 13.3 set in 1972
Records in this area have been kept since 1898

Parrsboro
New record of 18.2
Old record of 13.7 set in 2005
Records in this area have been kept since 1897

Port Hawkesbury
New record of 14.8
Old record of 11.7 set in 1972
Records in this area have been kept since 1875

Sydney
New record of 14.2
Old record of 12.0 set in 1983
Records in this area have been kept since 1870

Truro
New record of 16.5
Old record of 12.2 set in 1885
Records in this area have been kept since 1873

Yarmouth
New record of 13.4
Old record of 10.0 set in 1890
Records in this area have been kept since 1879

Note: The temperature records reported here have been derived from a
selection of historical stations in each geographic area that were
active during the period of record.

Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial
information and does not constitute a complete or final report.

End/ASPC

Weather summary
for Prince Edward Island
issued by Environment Canada
at 3:45 a.m. AST Sunday 14 January 2018.

Discussion.

The following stations set daily maximum temperature records on
January 13, 2018:

Charlottetown
New record of 14.5
Old record of 8.1 set in 2012
Records in this area have been kept since 1872

East Point
New record of 11.4
Old record of 8.1 set in 2005
Records in this area have been kept since 1967

St. Peters
New record of 17.8
Old record of 11.7 set in 2005
Records in this area have been kept since 1960

Note: The temperature records reported here have been derived from a
selection of historical stations in each geographic area that were
active during the period of record.

Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial
information and does not constitute a complete or final report.

End/ASPC

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Winter Storm Hunter Moves Away From The Region

















Winter Storm Hunter Could Bring Icy Mess To The Region Update Four