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It’s going to get a little sloppy


Winter is not  quite finished with us yet.

Environment Canada is warning that a wintry mix of precipitation is expected across Newfoundland Sunday afternoon through Monday.

The low-pressure system is expected t to approach from the west Sunday and slowly track northeastward across the island overnight Sunday and Monday.

It’s expected that this system will bring mainly rain across these regions. Periods of rain will begin over southwestern Newfoundland Sunday afternoon and spread to the Avalon Peninsula by Sunday evening. Periods of rain are expected to continue through Monday

In western, central, and northeastern Newfoundland, precipitation is forecast to begin as snow Sunday afternoon or evening and may transition to periods of rain or freezing rain Sunday night, then back to snow later on Monday.

Further north on the island, snow is expected to begin by Sunday evening and last through Monday.

A a slight shift in the track could have a significant impact on the precipitation types and amounts. As a result, it is too early to forecast precipitation amounts.

Environment Canada urges those who plan to travel later on Sunday or Monday to play close attention to forecasts at

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