(Montreal) Severe Weather Conditions Due to Wednesday evening visits to the St. Lawrence Valley and eastern Quebec and maritime areas a vast system forming in the American prairies will rage until Friday.
Released at 7:16 p.m.
Environment Canada warns that as the weather system approaches, mercury will begin to rise in the south of the province on Wednesday, breaking above freezing and climbing closer to milder weather records on Thursday.
It will rain from Thursday morning, but it will snow in the evening, with frost before the mercury drops quickly.
Gatineau, Montreal, Sherbrooke and Beauce areas are expected to receive 10 to 20 centimeters of snow overnight from Thursday to Friday. Laurentians, Trois-Rivières, Charlevoix, Quebec City, Saguenay, Haute-Mauricie, Rivière-du-Loup and Rimouski, as well as Temiscouata and Gaspe, may receive more than 20 centimeters of snow.
Environment Canada has issued an additional rain warning for the Quebec region. In addition to the melting snow, the region is likely to receive 30 millimeters of rain on Thursday, which could cause flash flooding and flooding in low-lying areas.
In most areas, the temperature will rise from Sunday.
With no special weather forecast meaning Wednesday morning, the North should be protected from this bad weather.
However, sudden cooling warnings are in effect for Hautes-Laurentides and Abitibi-Témiscamingue.
The பிரles-de-la-Madeleine archipelago in New Brunswick and Quebec will be affected by difficult conditions over the next few days, but snow accumulation should be slightly lower.
Prince Edward Island and all parts of Nova Scotia are forecast to receive 20 to 50 millimeters of rain and winds of 80 to 100 kilometers per hour.
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