The anticipated western storm has left it’s mark with some impressive late-season snow totals through the Prairie Provinces – http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/weathersummaries_e.html

Energy tracking eastward is set to deliver a wintry mix of precipitation to portions of QC & the Maritimes through the early part of the week. A corridor of snow is likely through the Gaspe, parts of NB and into W NL while a band of freezing rain and predominantly rain affects regions to the south.

00z RDPS, hours 24 – 36 – 48:

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Precip-type @ hour 48:

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Guidance offers a variety of ‘rinse-and-repeat’ scenarios for the central and eastern parts of the country into the medium range as the pattern remains on the active side and a series of colder high pressure areas press in from the N/NW.

WPC total QPF for days 1-7:

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