Quebec gets buried by winter storm


Weather summary
for Quebec
issued by Environment Canada
at 11:09 a.m. EST Wednesday 13 February 2019.

Discussion.

The low pressure system from the American Midwest intensifyied into 
a winter storm over Quebec. Snow at times heavy has begun late 
Tuesday afternoon over Southwestern Quebec and reached Central 
regions during the evening. This major system dumped remarkable 
snowfall amounts over Southwestern Quebec. 

The following is a summary of weather event information received by 
Environment Canada. 

1. Summary of snow amounts in centimetres 

Montral Island and Laval 30-40 
Montreal South Shore 30-35 
Montreal North Shore 30-40 
Low and Upper Laurentians 30-35 
Upper Gatineau 35-40 
Vaudreuil-Soulanges 30-40 
Richelieu Valley 30-40 
Lanaudiere and Mauricie 25-30 
Drummondville and Bois-Francs 25-30 
Eastern Townships and Beauce 20-30 
Region of Quebec 25-30 and ongoing 
Charlevoix 30-40 and ongoing

Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial 
information and does not constitute a complete or final report.

End/QSPC


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