Sign up for our newsletter and get a curated list of the top trending stories and exclusive rewards every day.

Trending Topics

Get the MTL Blog app

Download on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

Cold Blast And Floods Expected Across Quebec This Weekend

Winter is far from over, people!
Cold Blast And Floods Expected Across Quebec This Weekend

Yes, temperatures are warming and over the last few days we've seen more rain than snow. You're probably thinking this means spring is on the way and we can finally bid farewell to the struggles of winter. Well, it just so happens that all the weather we've been freed from this week is about to return full-force this weekend.

READ ALSO: It's Going To Be 5°C In Montreal Tomorrow

TL;DR The rain and freezing drizzle conditions are expected to come to an end this Saturday as it's replaced with a wintry system of below average temperatures and snow. The Eastern Townships are warned of potential flood advisories as temperatures warm over the next day and waterways rise. More details below.

It's true, Quebec will once again be hit by a major cold blast starting this Saturday. In the meantime, persistent freezing rain continues across most of the province until Friday evening. 

@ch_ar_ly_neembedded via  

Due to the heavy rain and ice lasting the entire week, and the expected temperature high that will melt any withstanding snow, flood warnings are expected to be issued for the St. Lawrence area as well as other waterways across the region. More rain is expected across Eastern Townships in the next days, so stay tuned for any updates on flooding advisories in Quebec.

With the abrupt icy blast making it's way back into southern Quebec early this weekend, the rain and freezing drizzle will once again be swapped out for wintry conditions such as snow and ice. Below seasonal temperatures will also make their way back and last throughout the weekend.

Whether you preferred the icy rain to snow or are anticipating the next winter blast, all we can say is it looks like spring will have to hold off for just a while long.

Stay tuned for any important weather updates.

Source

More from MTL Blog

Comments 💬

Our comment section is a place to promote self-expression, freedom of speech and positivity. We encourage discussion and debate, but our pages must remain a safe space where everyone feels comfortable and the environment is respectful.

In order to make this possible, we monitor comments to keep spam, hate speech, violence, and vulgarity off our pages. Comments are moderated according to our Community Guidelines.

Please note that Narcity Media does not endorse the opinions expressed in the comment section of an article. Narcity Media has the right to remove comments, ban or suspend any user without notice, or close a story’s comment section at any time.

First and last names will appear with each comment and the use of pseudonyms is prohibited. By commenting, you acknowledge that Narcity Media has the right to use & distribute your content across our properties.

Loading...