Arthur is finally a memory, but it certainly caused plenty of havoc (flooding, downed trees, power outages) across a large portion of the Maritimes on Saturday.
Satellite video imagery from NASA showing Arthur moving up from east of Florida to the Maritimes. Courtesy of YouTube.
As expected, by far the heaviest rainfall was across New Brunswick and even extended into extreme eastern Quebec. Winds were also stronger than expected over interior New Brunswick. In addition to the flooding, the combination of strong winds and a saturated ground made large trees more vulnerable to being uprooted. Here are the latest storm reports from Environment Canada....
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Bitterly cold air will get reinforced across the western half of the country into early next week. A Midwest storm will bring accumulating snow to eastern Canada later this weekend.
Winter will strengthen its grip on Canada over the next 10 days with plenty of cold and opportunities for snow.
Quick hitting snow tonight for the Maritimes. Signs increasing for a major pattern change in December.
Arctic air continues to hang out on the other side of the pole.