Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 6:45 pm – Motorists in the eastern, central and southern parts of the province must be extra careful and patient on the roads, as the storm will greatly complicate the journey.
- Winter storm warning;
- Difficult movements and gases up to 90 km per hour;
- Avalanche and storm risk.
Highlights of the storm by region
The snow will begin to weaken in the south by the end of Tuesday evening. However there will be some residual snow on Wednesday.
For the central and eastern part of the province, all of these run from Tuesday evening to Wednesday. In the case of the western part of the province, there is a risk of escaping without significant accumulation.
Snow continues to be low in mid-afternoon and east in the evening on Wednesday.
Many parts of Quebec experience evening blizzard conditions. It is particularly affected by strong winds in the east of the province, especially Gaspe, Bass-Saint-Laurent, C -te d’Ivoire and Quebec.
Difficult movements and gases up to 90 km per hour
Roads require caution because, in addition to snow-covered pavements, visibility is reduced or even zero in places, some of which can go over 90 km / h and are scattered flakes.
Wednesday morning will also be bloated.
In the eastern part of the province, heavy snow will continue throughout the day on Wednesday and winds of 80 to 90 km per hour are expected in the area, particularly expected to disrupt travel on routes 132 and 138.
There may also be sleet and freezing rain on Gaspe Point.
Winter storm warnings
Avalanche Quebec on Wednesday released a high snowfall risk index for the alpine part of Chick-Choks, as well as a significant indicator for the trail section.
In addition, the Environment Canada issued a hurricane warning for the Quebec City area and areas along the Boss-Saint-Laurent, Gaspaci and C -te d’Ivoire. The company said coastal erosion is also possible in high-risk areas.
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