Alerts for: Sept-Îles - Port-Cartier

Statements

4:38 AM EST Sunday 21 January 2018
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Baie-Trinité area
  • Sept-Îles - Port-Cartier area

Major winter storm system to begin the week. Freezing rain will be significant ...

A winter storm will affect Southwestern, Central and Eastern Quebec beginning Monday afternoon through Wednesday.

Snow will intensify Monday afternoon and change to freezing rain over southern regions of the province on Monday night.

Please note that the freezing rain will persist for numerous hours along the St Lawrence Valley. It may continue until Tuesday afternoon depending on areas. The most affected regions will be the Outaouais, Montreal and the Mauricie toward Québec. Current indications are that 5 to 10 millimetres of freezing rain is expected.
Significant snowfall amounts along with strong winds and blowing snow are expected over Central and Eastern Quebec.

This storm is expected to bring poor travelling conditions. Please consider deferring non-essential travel.

Further details on precipitation types and amounts will come in subsequent updates.

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

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