|Heavy snow buried Labrador City and Wabush Tuesday and Wednesday halting all travel. (The Weather Network)|
|A winter storm will affect New York and Boston this weekend northeast into Atlantic Canada, but miss southern Quebec.|
The storm that affected southern Quebec on Monday with snow and rain strengthened and brought a fierce winter storm to Labrador and western Newfoundland. Nearly 80cm of snow fell in Wabush with businesses and schools closed across western Labrador. Travel and any form of transportation was nearly impossible with winds gusting over 70km/h. Temperatures are frigid behind the storm with -43C this morning in Labrador City. The region now has over 150cm (60 inches) of snow on the ground in many places. Roads between Wabush and Churchill Falls were closed Tuesday but reopened Wednesday despite less than ideal conditions. It will remain frigid this weekend.