Long Range Forecast for the Avalon

By: BwalshNLWeather, 4:42 PM GMT on August 23, 2014

Here is an extended forecast for the Avalon.

Today - Occasional showers, drizzle and cool temps continue in a northerly flow.

Sunday - Northerly winds start to diminish and become light northeasterlies in the afternoon. Some morning drizzle possible. Temps remain cool and there is a good chance of afternoon sunny periods, particularly away from the coast.

Monday - Beautiful across Eastern Newfoundland with a return to summer temperat...

Updated: 4:49 PM GMT on August 23, 2014

Tropical Storm Cristobal

By: BwalshNLWeather, 2:03 PM GMT on August 23, 2014

The tropical disturbance I've been monitoring for the past several days is starting to get better organized north of the Dominican Republic this morning. It's very likely that the system will become a tropical depression today and could develop into Tropical Storm Cristobal tonight or Sunday as it tracks towards the Bahamas.

What happens with Cristobal early next week is highly uncertain. Weather guidance is showing an increase in strength for Cristobal, ...

Update for Regatta and Bertha

By: BwalshNLWeather, 8:16 PM GMT on August 05, 2014

Good afternoon,

The forecast for the Royal St. John's Regatta on Wednesday is still looking good enough to call it an almost certain yes for many wondering if they will have a holiday tomorrow. The day starts out fair with temps rising to near 20 by noon. Clouds increase through the afternoon with a good chance of showers through the late afternoon and evening, just in time for the championship races. Winds out of the south/southeast increase through the ...

A Look Ahead to the Regatta and Bertha

By: BwalshNLWeather, 11:09 PM GMT on August 03, 2014

After the warmest month on record in much of Newfoundland during July, all eyes are now turned to the weather for Wednesday for the scheduled Regatta Day in St. John's and Tropical Storm Bertha, which is almost certain to affect Eastern Newfoundland on Thursday. Let's start with Regatta Day.

The Royal St. John's Regatta is the oldest continuing sporting event in North America and it's an old time tradition to see whether the holiday will go ahead for many...

Hurricane Arthur Update - July 3

By: BwalshNLWeather, 9:30 PM GMT on July 03, 2014

Good evening,

Since last weekend, I’ve been providing updates on Twitter regarding the development of a weak tropical disturbance off the Southeastern United States, which is now Category 1 Hurricane Arthur, the first tropical system to develop in the Atlantic Ocean in 2014. While the system is expected to give tropical storm and hurricane conditions to the Carolinas tonight through Friday, Arthur will undergo transition to a post-tropical system as it...

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Operations Manager and Meteorologist with Ice & Environmental Services at Provincial Aerospace Ltd. I've been weather forecasting since 2000.

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