Winter storm warning issued for Quebec City


Alerts for: Québec

Warnings

3:46 PM EST Sunday 30 December 2018 Winter storm warning in effect for:


  • Bellechasse area

  • Côte-de-Beaupré - L'Île d'Orléans area

  • Lévis areaLotbinière area

  • Portneuf area

  • Québec areaSaint-Lambert area

  • Valcartier - Stoneham area


Hazardous winter conditions are expected.

Snow and blowing snow to start the new year ...

A low from the American Midwest will give significant amounts of snow and blowing snow over Quebec City for New Year's Eve and New Year's day. Snow will develop Monday evening,intensify overnight and continue through Tuesday noon. The area is expected to receive between 20 and 30 centimetres of snow. Strong northeasterlies will develop overnight and will cause blowing snow which will significantly reduce visibilities, especially in exposed areas.


Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. Visibility will be suddenly reduced to near zero at times in heavy snow and blowing snow.

Winter storm warnings are issued when multiple types of severe winter weather are expected to occur together.