485  
AWCN16 CWHX 121229  
WEATHER SUMMARY  
FOR NEWFOUNDLAND  
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 9:59 A.M. NDT TUESDAY 12 SEPTEMBER 2017.  
 
DISCUSSION.  
 
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE MOVED ACROSS NEWFOUNDLAND THURSDAY NIGHT  
INTO FRIDAY BEFORE STALLING JUST EAST OF THE AVALON PENINSULA. A LOW  
PRESSURE SYSTEM FORMED IN THE TROUGH ON SATURDAY AND STALLED OR  
MEANDERED SOUTH OF NEWFOUNDLAND FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND  
THROUGH TO TODAY. THE AVALON PENINSULA RECEIVED SOME RAIN ON FRIDAY  
WITH THE LEADING TROUGH. THE RAIN THEN STOPPED FOR SEVERAL HOURS  
BEFORE STARTING UP AGAIN FRIDAY NIGHT. RAIN OR DRIZZLE THEN  
CONTINUED THROUGH TO TODAY. SHOWERS OR DRIZZLE ARE LIKELY TO  
CONTINUE ACROSS PARTS OF THE AVALON PENINSULA FOR THE NEXT DAY OR  
TWO BUT THE BRUNT OF ACCUMULATING RAINFALL HAS NOW MOVED AWAY. THE  
SYSTEM ALSO GENERATED VERY STRONG NORTHEASTERLY WINDS ALONG THE  
SOUTH COAST OF NEWFOUNDLAND ON MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT.  
 
THE FOLLOWING IS A SUMMARY OF WEATHER EVENT INFORMATION RECEIVED BY  
ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE CANADA.  
 
1. SUMMARY OF RAINFALL IN MILLIMETRES:  
 
ST. JOHN'S INT'L AIRPORT: 198.4  
ST. JOHN'S EAST: 148.1  
PARADISE: 128.0  
ST. JOHN'S WEST: 125.6  
MOUNT CARMEL: 98.8  
CAPE RACE: 63.1  
 
2. SUMMARY OF PEAK WIND GUSTS IN KILOMETRES PER HOUR:  
 
GREEN ISLAND: 150  
SAGONA ISLAND: 117  
BURGEO: 115  
RAMEA (NORTHWEST HEAD): 109  
ST. PIERRE: 96  
ST. LAWRENCE: 93  
 
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SUMMARY MAY CONTAIN PRELIMINARY OR UNOFFICIAL  
INFORMATION AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A COMPLETE OR FINAL REPORT.  
 
END/NLWO  
 
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