The snowstorm that moved through the Northeast on Saturday was slamming part of Atlantic Canada as a blizzard Sunday.
The storm has the potential to bring 30 to 45 cm (12 to 18 inches) of snow to northwestern Nova Scotia, much of Prince Edward Island and southeastern New Brunswick and central Newfoundland.
Winds will increase over the region, causing extensive blowing and drifting of the snow on the ground and creating rough seas.
According to Canada Weather Expert Brett Anderson, "This will easily be the worst storm of the season so far for much of the Maritimes."
Intersection of Peter Dugas Rd & Second Division, St. Martin, Nova Scotia on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. (Photo by Twitter user DanRobichaud)
The bulk of the snow from Sunday's storm will only graze most of the locations in Quebec that were hit with heavy snow after Christmas.
A storm recently slammed the St. Lawrence Valley, New Brunswick and southern Ontario with heavy snow.
Montreal was hit with 45 cm of the white stuff, with about 30 cm of snow falling on Bathhurst, New Brunswick spanning Dec. 27-28, 2012. Quebec City, Quebec and Ottawa, Ontario, received close to 20 cm with around 10 cm falling on Toronto, Ontario. (Photos.com image)
Strong winds were hitting the Gulf of St. Lawrence region with this weekend's storm.
Wind-driven rain, a wintry mix and snow will fall over Newfoundland Sunday night. Then the storm will focus over Labrador Monday.
This map shows expected snowfall Sunday night through Monday.
"Progressively colder air will sweep across the region in the wake of the storm over fresh snow cover through next week," Anderson said, "There is the potential for some of the coldest weather in recent years."
The combination of the snow from the recent and upcoming storms, as the same for the colder air will make for some of the best skiing conditions for the early season in the past several years.
Tropical Depression Eight could become a tropical storm while brushing the North Carolina coast with rough surf, downpours and locally gusty thunderstorms early this week.
Following several stretches of unseasonable heat in August, September is set to yield lower temperatures across the United Kingdom.
Tropical Depression Nine developed just south of Florida on Sunday and will turn toward the northeastern Gulf Coast of the United States later this week.
Another strong tropical disturbance will move off the coast of Africa early this week and bears watching for strengthening and impact on the Caribbean and the United States during September.
Typhoon Lionrock is poised to make landfall in Japan on Tuesday afternoon local time with heavy rainfall, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge.
Following a stormy weekend across Germany, a period of dry and more seasonable weather is in store this week.
New England (1965)
A total of 2.5 inches of snow on top of Mt. Washington set an August record. Vermont had a reading of only 25 degrees, while Nantucket had a chilly 39 degrees. Earliest freeze on record at many stations.
Houston, TX (1980)
2.23 inches of rain fell in less than 1 hour. Streets were flooded in the downtown district and a tornado touched down briefly west of Houston at Sealy, TX.
Pittsburgh, PA (1982)
39 degrees, coldest ever in August.