Weather summary for Newfoundland issued by Environment Canada at 11:45 a.m. NST Friday 7 December 2018. Discussion. An intense low pressure system passed east of the Avalon Peninsula on Thursday night, bringing heavy snow and blowing snow to eastern Newfoundland throughout the night. The snow tapered to flurries this morning. 1. Summary of snowfall in centimetres (as of 8:30 am NST Friday): St. John's Downtown: 33* Mt. Pearl 27.4* St. John's Int'l Airport: 26 St. John's West: 21 (based on a 12:1 snow to liquid water ratio measured at YYT) Terra Nova National Park: 17 (based on a 14.5:1 snow to liquid water ratio measured at YQX) Gander Int'l Airport: 13 *unofficial observations Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial information and does not constitute a complete or final report. End/NLWO
Winter storm watches and warnings were issued ahead of time by Environment Canada to warn the public of the impending winter storm.