The latest weather forecast said a potent low-pressure is expected to unload significant snowfall in Atlantic Canada this week.
Canadians planning to travel should check the weather conditions as heavy snow, and strong winds would unfold.
Recently, weather forecasts explained that the blast of arctic air and polar vortex helped unleash colder and freezing conditions in Canada.
Freezing conditions, snow and stronger winds
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A snow plow on streets of Quebec City. Low-Pressure in Atlantic Canada to Dump Significant Snowfall This Week; Nova Scotia, New Foundland Could Experience Strong Winds, Snow
According to The Weather Network’s (February 13, 2023) latest weather forecasts, Atlantic Canada will experience freezing conditions and heavy snow this week due to a low-pressure system.
Canadians who look forward to Valentine’s Day expect dramatic snow to unfold starting Monday. However, it is still recommendable to bring an umbrella due to possible rain.
The forecasts highlighted that parts of Nova Scotia and New Foundland would receive significant snowfall this week.
Based on Tuesday’s weather outlook, the weather forecast showed that challenging wind gusts and snowfall are expected in Charlottetown, Sydney, Halifax, St. Lawrence, St. Johhn’s, Burgeo, Corner Brook, Gander and St. Anthony.
Although Canadians are used the extreme weather events, the weather can still become troublesome for people with pre-existing health conditions.
On Wednesday, the forecasts showed that snowfall would be possible in Yarmouth, Halifax, New Glasgow, Sydney, Charlottetown, Marystown, St. John, Burgeo, Corner Brook and Gander.
Chance of rain and cloudy skies
In Ottawa, CTV News Ottawa reported that residents would anticipate mild conditions for the week.
CTV News Ottawa added that there is a high chance of rain and a cloudy sky. Raincoat protection is recommendable.
Challenging travel conditions
Meanwhile, the Canadian Red Cross explained that driving conditions could become problematic during heavy snow. Snow can cause reduced road visibility, wetter roads and more hazardous travel conditions.
Car owners must be more cautious in driving, especially at night. Here are important reminders for people traveling this week.
Know the snow updates.
Blowing snow will bring travel risks. Staying updated with severe weather forecasts and snow updates would help car owners be more prepared.
Check your vehicle.
The challenging weather conditions can impact vehicles. Homeowners should check their vehicles to avoid being stranded while on the road.
Anticipate road delays and disruptions.
The weather forecasts could result in travel delays and disruptions this week. Commuters and motorists should anticipate possible road delays.
Investing extra time while on the road is recommendable.
More travel reminders.
Motorists should look for possible road closures and traffic to prevent the hassle and stress while on the road.
Car owners should drive cautiously by ensuring a following distance. Be careful with untreated road pavements.
Car emergency kits.
From previous reports, Nature World News emphasized a car emergency kit. It is an emergency life-saver for whatever happens while on the road, including long-hour road delays, traffic, or being stranded amid winter storms.
This week, more motorists are expected on the road to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
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