Thursday, January 15, 2015
Storm possible this weekend for southern Quebec
POTENTIAL COASTAL STORM
Forecast models are coming into better agreement regarding snow and mixed precipitation this upcoming weekend for portions of southern Quebec and New England. Low pressure along the Gulf Coast will redevelop near the North Carolina and Virginia border Saturday and move northeast into New England by late Sunday. The models have the storm tracking anywhere from Albany towards the immediate coast. The exact track of the low pressure area will determine the type and quantity of precipitation for Montreal. At this time it looks like snow developing Sunday in Montreal and continuing into the evening with more than 15cm (6 inches) possible. Further south and east into the Townships and New England the snow will likely mix with freezing rain and rain. This system will have to be monitored closely as it is expected to have an impact on travel Sunday into Monday. It will turn colder again Monday with flurries and gusty winds behind the storm.