Cumberland County walloped Sunday by first storm of season

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Environment Canada storm warning lifted, though snow-ice pellet mix in the amount of 2-4 cm, plus another 2 cm on Monday, remain in the forecast.

While the winter storm warning issued by Environment Canada was lifted on Sunday, another 2-4 cm of snow and ice pellets are expected overnight Sunday in much of the region, followed by another 2 cm of snow on Monday.

NAPPAN- While the calendar might not say officially say winter for another week, Cumberland County was walloped on Sunday with its first winter storm.

At 4:00 pm AST on Saturday, Environment Canada issued a winter storm warning for Sunday, December 15. Overnight, the temperature is expected to reach a low of -21 ahead of Sunday's storm which will bring heavy snow beginning in the morning. Beginning in the afternoon, there is a risk of a snow, blowing snow and ice pellets (20-30 cm accumulation) followed by a risk of freezing rain later on in the afternoon on Sunday. High of minus 3.

By early evening, there wereperiods of ice pellets followed freezing rain.

While the Environment Canada storm warning may have been lifted, asnow-ice pellet mix in the amount of 2-4 cm, plus another 2 cm on Monday, December 16 remains in the forecast.

 

 

Organizations: Environment Canada

Geographic location: Cumberland County

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