Blizzard warning in effect for:
Avalon Peninsula North
Blizzard conditions with gusty winds and visibility frequently near zero in snow and blowing snow are expected or occurring.
Total snowfall: generally 30 to 50 cm with 50 to 70 cm possible over parts of the northeast Avalon Peninsula.
Maximum wind gusts: northerly 100 to 120 km/h, with gusts to 140 km/h along exposed areas of the coast.
Time span: early Friday morning until Saturday afternoon.
Remarks: Anyone planning travel or other weather-sensitive activities is urged to monitor forecasts and to consider alternate plans. Visibility is expected to be reduced to near zero at times with widespread blizzard conditions.