Friday, December 02, 2016

Early December Winter Storm Event Summary

Weather summary
for New Brunswick
issued by Environment Canada
at 4:19 a.m. AST Friday 2 December 2016.

Discussion.

Discussion.

Weather summary for Thursday December 1st.

An intense low pressure system formed over New England and moved
across the Maritimes on Thursday bringing mixed precipitations to
New Brunswick. Snow prevailed in the north while rain was reported
in the south.

Please note that this summary contains preliminary data and does not
constitute a complete or final report. In some cases snowfall
amounts have been estimated.

The following is a summary of weather event information received by
Environment Canada.

1. Summary of rainfall in millimetres:

Saint John: 33
Point Lepreau: 22
St. Stephen: 24
Grand Manan: 25
Fredericton: 6
Gagetown: 10
Sussex: 9
Moncton: 8
Fundy Park: 22
Mechanic Settlement: 14
Bouctouche: 28
Kouchibouguac: 28
Miramichi: 14
Bathurst: 2
Charlo: 8
Miscou Island: 17
Bas Caraquet: 18
Doaktown: 12
Woodstock: 2

2. Summary of snowfall in centimetres:

Saint John: 1
Fredericton: 3
Gagetown: 5
Sussex: 2
Moncton: 6
Fundy Park: 2
Mechanic Settlement: 6
Bouctouche: 4
Kouchibouguac: 9
Miramichi: 8
Red Pines: 23
Bathurst: 20
Charlo: 8
Bas Caraquet: 8
Edmundston: 23
Doaktown: 14
Woodstock: 11

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

End/ASPC

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Early December Winter Storm Update Two


















Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Early December Winter Storm Update One
















Early December Winter Storm













URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
636 PM EST WED NOV 30 2016

MEZ001-002-010745-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0011.161201T0500Z-161202T0000Z/
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALLAGASH...CLAYTON LAKE...MADAWASKA...
FORT KENT...FRENCHVILLE...PRESQUE ISLE...CARIBOU...VAN BUREN...
MARS HILL
636 PM EST WED NOV 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...FAR NORTHERN MAINE.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...9 TO 14 INCHES.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES.

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HIGH IMPACT. SNOW WILL RESULT IN DIFFICULT DRIVING
  CONDITIONS. HEAVY WET SNOW MAY CAUSE DOWNED TREES AND BRANCHES
  TO SNAP WITH NUMEROUS POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...EAST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S.

* SNOWFALL RATES...2 INCHES PER HOUR POSSIBLE AT TIMES THURSDAY
  MORNING.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW
  THURSDAY MORNING INTO EARLY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR
HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR
OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL
MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&
$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
636 PM EST WED NOV 30 2016

MEZ003-004-010-010745-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0011.161201T0200Z-161201T2100Z/
NORTHERN SOMERSET-NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BAKER LAKE...BILLY-JACK DEPOT...
BAXTER ST PARK...CHAMBERLAIN LAKE...CHURCHILL DAM...
MOUNT KATAHDIN...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD
636 PM EST WED NOV 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN SOMERSET AND NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
  PISCATAQUIS COUNTIES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 12 INCHES.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES.

* TIMING...LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HIGH IMPACT. SNOW WILL RESULT IN DIFFICULT DRIVING
  CONDITIONS. HEAVY WET SNOW MAY CAUSE DOWNED TREES AND BRANCHES
  TO SNAP WITH NUMEROUS POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW
  BANDS VERY LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* SNOWFALL RATES...2 INCHES PER HOUR POSSIBLE AT TIMES THURSDAY
  MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR
HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR
OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL
MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&
$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
636 PM EST WED NOV 30 2016

MEZ005-006-010745-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0011.161201T0400Z-161201T2200Z/
NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MILLINOCKET...EAST MILLINOCKET...
PATTEN...MEDWAY...HOULTON...HODGDON...SHERMAN...SMYRNA MILLS
636 PM EST WED NOV 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING
TO 5 PM EST THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...EAST CENTRAL MAINE.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES...HIGHEST TOTALS NORTH OF
  A HOULTON TO PATTEN LINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES. SNOW MAY MIX WITH SLEET
  AND RAIN SOUTH OF A HOULTON TO PATTEN TIME THURSDAY MORNING
  AND AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE IMPACT. SNOW WILL RESULT IN DIFFICULT
  DRIVING CONDITIONS. HEAVY WET SNOW MAY CAUSE DOWNED TREES AND
  BRANCHES TO SNAP WITH NUMEROUS POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S.

* SNOWFALL RATES...1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR POSSIBLE VERY LATE
  TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW
  BANDS VERY LATE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR
HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR
OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL
MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&
$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
935 PM EST WED NOV 30 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WET SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
MAINE MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT FOOTHILLS TONIGHT...

.LOW PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT LAKES WILL GIVE WAY TO A SECONDARY
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND TONIGHT THAT WILL
STRENGTHEN AS IT MOVES INTO THE GULF OF MAINE EARLY THURSDAY. THIS
TRACK WILL ALLOW SUFFICIENT COLD AIR FOR A PERIOD OF MODERATE TO
HEAVY WET SNOW. PRECIPITATION WILL TAPER OFF ON THURSDAY AS THE
LOW EXITS INTO THE MARITIMES.

MEZ009-011045-
/O.CON.KGYX.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-161201T2000Z/
CENTRAL SOMERSET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW PORTLAND...BRASSUA...LONG POND...
MOOSEHEAD...PITTSTON FARM...SEBOOMOOK...BINGHAM...JACKMAN
935 PM EST WED NOV 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST
THURSDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...WET SNOW AND SLEET.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES.

* TIMING...NOW THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW
  IS EXPECTED AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS ON
  THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...WET SNOW AND SLEET WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT... AND
  COULD LEAD TO SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES.

* WINDS...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 30S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER STORM WARNING
MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW... SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE
TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

FOR A MORE PRECISE FORECAST FOR YOUR SPECIFIC LOCATION...GO TO
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GRAY.

&&
$$

10:13 PM AST Wednesday 30 November 2016
Snowfall warning in effect for:

Fredericton and Southern York County
Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected.

Another low pressure system is currently expected to affect New Brunswick overnight and throughout Thursday. Snow is expected to begin overnight

over the Northwest and spread eastward by the morning. Central and Northern parts of the province will reach up to reach 25 cm by Thursday

evening.

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

Snowfall warnings are issued when significant snowfall is expected.

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 to #NBStorm.

10:11 PM AST Wednesday 30 November 2016
Special weather statement in effect for:

Halifax County - east of Porters Lake
A second low pressure system in as many days will approach the region from New England Thursday morning and follow a track across the

Maritimes. The system will spread snow and rain to the province overnight tonight and on Thursday. The northeastern half of the province, and

especially over higher terrain, could see snowfall amounts of 10 centimetres from this system before the snow changes to rain. This system will also

bring strong easterly winds to eastern portions of the province. Wind warnings may be required later in the day on Thursday.

Rough pounding surf combined with higher than normal water levels may cause minor flooding along east and southeast facing shorelines of eastern

shore Nova Scotia and Cape Breton. This risk is around high tide mid to late evening thursday.

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 to #NSStorm.

10:09 PM AST Wednesday 30 November 2016
Special weather statement in effect for:

Queens County P.E.I.
A second low pressure system in as many days will approach the region Thursday morning and follow a track across New Brunswick and Prince

Edward Island. This system will spread snow and rain to the province on Thursday. Mixed wet snow and rain will again be a challenge and there are

indications the parts of the Island could receive as much as 10 cm before the snow changes over to rain late in afternoon. This system will also bring

strong easterly winds to eastern portions of the province. Wind warnings may be required later in the day on Thursday.

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 to #PEStorm.

3:58 PM AST Wednesday 30 November 2016
Special weather statement in effect for:

Moncton and Southeast New Brunswick
Another low pressure system is forecast to impact New Brunswick overnight and throughout Thursday. Heavy snow over central and northern parts

of the province will gradually mix with rain for more southern areas. Along the Fundy coast rain will be the dominate precipitation type. Snow may be

mixed with rain for the Acadian Peninsula but there is also the potential for amounts nearing snowfall warning criteria as well. Stay tuned for more

information as the situation develops.

In addition there is a risk of flooding due to rough and pounding surf combined with higher than normal water levels from Lower Escuminac north

to the Acadian Peninsula and into the Bay of Chaleur. The main risk is near high tide on Thursday night and again near high tide Friday 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 to #NBStorm.

Winter Storm Blanche targets the region Event Summary


Weather summary
for New Brunswick
issued by Environment Canada
at 11:38 a.m. AST Thursday 1 December 2016.

Discussion.

Weather summary for Wednesday November 30th. 

An intense low pressure system formed over the Gulf of Maine and 
pushed into Nova Scotia late Tuesday night before sliding south of 
Nova Scotia Wednesday afternoon. Heavy snow began over western New 
Brunswick Tuesday evening and persisted until Wednesday morning. 
Highest amounts of snowfall were seen in a swath stretching from 
Woodstock to Moncton. Precipitation along the Fundy coast was a 
mixture of rain and snow. 

Please note that this summary contains preliminary or unofficial 
information and does not constitute a complete or final report. in 
some cases snowfall amounts have been estimated. 

The following is a summary of weather event information received by 
Environment Canada. 

Summary of snowfall in centimetres: 

Manned Observation Sites 

Gagetown 28 
Moncton 23 
Bathurst 9 

Automatic Observation Sites 

Fredericton 26 
Woodstock 23 
Bouctouche 17 
Edmunsdton 11 
St. Leonard 10 
Kouchibouguac 7 
Charlo 7 
Miramichi 6 

Observations from CoCoRaHS volunteer sites 

Newcastle Bridge 27 
Dieppe 26 
Jolicure 25 

Summary of rainfall amounts in millimetres: 

Grand Manan: 47

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 11:34 a.m. AST Thursday 1 December 2016.

Discussion.

Weather summary for Wednesday November 30th. 

An intense low pressure system formed over the Gulf of Maine and 
pushed into Nova Scotia late Tuesday night before sliding south of 
Nova Scotia Wednesday afternoon. Rain was seen for southwestern Nova 
Scotia as well as along the coasts. Precipitation fell as snow over 
the higher elevations in Colchester and Cumberland Counties as well 
as over the highlands of Cape Breton. Snow switched over to rain 
late Wednesday morning before ending Wednesday afternoon. 

Please note that this summary contains preliminary or unofficial 
information and does not constitute a complete or final report. in 
some cases snowfall amounts have been estimated. 

The following is a summary of weather event information received by 
Environment Canada. 

Summary of snowfall in centimetres 

Observations from CoCoRAHs volunteers 

Nappan 26.4 
Truro 8.6 
Trafalgar 16.8 
Antigonish 20 
Jimtown 9 
Crandall Road 18 
St. Anns 7.6 

Observations from other volunteers 

Northeastern Cumberland County 20 to 30

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 11:44 a.m. AST Thursday 1 December 2016.

Discussion.

Weather summary for Wednesday November 30th. 

An intense low pressure system formed over the Gulf of Maine and 
pushed into Nova Scotia late Tuesday night before sliding south of 
Nova Scotia Wednesday afternoon. Wet snow began over Prince Edward 
Island early Wednesday morning and persisted until early Wednesday 
afternoon. A rain/snow mix was seen along the coasts. 

Please note that this summary contains preliminary or unofficial 
information and does not constitute a complete or final report. in 
some cases snowfall amounts have been estimated. 

The following is a summary of weather event information received by 
Environment Canada. 

Summary of snowfall in centimetres: 

Airport observation sites 

Charlottetown 24 

Automated Observation Sites 
(Snowfall estimated based on 10:1 liquid ratio) 

Harrington 23 
St. Peters 7 
Summerside 7 

Observations from CoCoRaHS volunteer network 

Boneshaw 30 
Charlottetown 24 
Stratford 24 
Wellington 16 
Borden 14 
New London 12

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

End/ASPC

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Winter Storm Blanche targets the region Update Two