Here are the most recent news stories posted for Trans-Canada Highway
Snow and rainfall expected toward Christmas Eve
NB. NS: An intense weather system will effect the Maritimes Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Mixed precipitation will develop overnight and into Wednesday with a chance of an extended period of freezing rain. Precipitation will change to rain and become heavy at times on Christmas Day. Strong southerly winds and warm temperatures will also accompany this system. Current indications suggest that rainfall amounts and wind strength could approach or exceed warning criteria. There is also an existing snowpack which will be prone to melting in the warm temperatures.
Snow and freezing rain in St Lawrence Valley
QU: On Tuesday the 23rd, a mixed bag of precipitation will begin to fall
Over Southern Quebec. Snow will be followed by rain, but there is a
Chance of freezing rain during the transition. In the St Lawrence
Valley, a fairly long episode of freezing rain is expected and
Warnings have been issued accordingly.
Freezing Rain for #17 TCH from Sautl Ste Marie to Sudbury to Ottawa as well asthe 401 corridor easg
ON: Some patchy freezing drizzle is expected after midnight tonight, then an area of freezing rain is forecast to spread into the region early Tuesday morning. A few hours of freezing rain are likely before changing to periods of rain later in the morning or in the afternoon as milder air arrives. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery.
Weekend storms affecting TCH Coquihalla Highway, Fraser Valley
BC: A Pacific storm will move through British Columbia this weekend and may impact the plans of holiday travellers. This storm system will arrive on Saturday bringing rain to the coastal passes and snow to the interior passes.
20-30 cm of snow expected in New Brunswick and southern Nova Scotia
NB/NS: Winter storm warning along Trans-Canada along Sating John River Valley, Fredericton Southern Nova Scotia, with hazardous winter conditions expected.
A low pressure system approaching from the southwest will cross the Maritimes tonight. Freezing rain will begin early this evening and change to snow at times heavy near midnight. Snow will taper to flurries later in the morning on Thursday. Total snowfall amounts of 20 to 30 cm are expected.
Freezing rain in Ottawa Valey & St Lawrence Valley
ON/QU: Freezing rain warning in effect along #7 from Bancroft to Ottawa, along #417 in the Ottawa Valley, and east along #20, #30, and $40 along the St Lawrence River from Montreal to Trois Riviere.
Patchy freezing rain is expected to continue until late this morning. Freezing rain is expected to change to rain for areas near the St. Lawrence River as well as the National Capital region as temperatures nudge above the freezing mark
Freezing rain warning in effect for #17 TCH from Wawa - Lake Superior Park - Sault Ste Marie
ON: A band of freezing rain will persist for the next number of hours in a line from Lake Superior Provincial Park to Timmins. The band of freezing rain will eventually switch over to snow as a cold front gradually slides southward during the day.
Fog Advisory in effect for lower St Lawrence Valley, Rivière-du-Loup & Kamouraska area
QU: Fog Advisory in effect for St Lawrence Valley
including Rivière-du-Loup & Kamouraska area
(into NB). Near zero visiblity in fog is
expected or occurring. A humid air mass over
Eastern Quebec is giving dense fog over several
regions. This fog will persist until Sunday
Fog advsory on #1 TCH along Fraser Canyon, as well as #16 Yellowhead and #3 Crowsnest
BC: Fog Advisory in effect for Fraser Canyon, and
East Columbia Valley & Kinbasset, as well as
#16 Yellowhead from Jasper to Quesnel and
Williams Lake, and along #3 Crownest route
including Boundary, Invermere/Cranbrook,
Near zero visibility in fog is expected or
occurring. Fog has become quite extensive
across the regions, with areas of dense fog
Fog Advisory in effect along #17 TCH across Northern Ontario
ON: along #17 Kenora to Sault Ste Marie to Sudbury
to Mattawa. Near zero visibility in fog is
expected or occurring. Fog has become quite
extensive across the regions, with areas of
dense fog also occurring.