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AWCN10 CWUL 181501  
WEATHER SUMMARY  
FOR QUEBEC  
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 11:01 A.M. EDT WEDNESDAY 18 APRIL 2018.  
 
DISCUSSION.  
 
THE STORM AFFECTING THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC THIS WEEK HAS MOVED  
SLOWLY EASTWARD. A BAND OF FREEZING RAIN AFFECTED THE GASPE  
PENINSULA AND THE LOWER NORTH SHORE FROM TUESDAY MORNING TO THIS  
MORNING. HEAVY SNOW HAS ALSO ACCUMULATED OVER REGIONS FARTHER NORTH.  
 
THE FOLLOWING IS A SUMMARY OF WEATHER EVENT INFORMATION RECEIVED BY  
ENVIRONMENT CANADA.  
 
1. SUMMARY OF FREEZING RAIN  
 
GASPE: FROM 09:00 AM ON APRIL 17 TO 04:00 AM ON APRIL 18  
SEPT-ILES: FROM 09:00 AM TO 04:00 PM ON APRIL 17  
HAVRE-ST-PIERRE: FROM 04:00 PM TO 08:00 PM ON APRIL 17  
BLANC-SABLON: FROM 05:00 AM TO 06:00 AM ON APRIL 18  
 
2. SUMMARY OF SNOWFALL AMOUNTS IN CENTIMETRES  
 
SEPT-ILES: 22  
RIVIERE PENTECOTE: 15  
MANICOUAGAN RIVER: 18  
FERMONT: 33  
SCHEFFERVILLE: 15 TO 20  
 
3. SUMMARY OF WIND SPEEDS IN KM/H  
 
BLANC-SABLON: 80  
 
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SUMMARY MAY CONTAIN PRELIMINARY OR UNOFFICIAL  
INFORMATION AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A COMPLETE OR FINAL REPORT.  
 
END/QSPC  
 
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