January 6 & 7, 2022: Important Weather Information

City of Corner Brook
For the information of residents: All crews and equipment have been mobilised for today’s rain/thaw event (January 6, 2022). City infrastructure is intact thus far, however if you see an issue or have residential flooding please call 637-1666 and we will address it as soon as possible.
Temperatures are forecasted to start dropping this evening. All sand and salt equipment are out ahead of the freeze however we do expect conditions to get slippery. Please remember to drive for the conditions.
Environment Canada has issued a weather advisory for the region, which you can see here: https://bit.ly/3zyKTnq. We are expecting stormy conditions beginning tomorrow evening (Friday January 7, 2022) and continuing into Saturday. Snowfall amounts are projected between 15-30cm with potential peak gusts up to 130kph.
Residents should secure decorations and other items on their property. With the ongoing mix of precipitation we may see drains getting blocked, so please check catch basins nearby for ice and debris.
Report power loss to Newfoundland Power. here: www.newfoundlandpower.com/Outages/Report-a-Power-Outage.
Stay informed on advisories through your local media channels, and check Environment Canada’s website for updates. Remember to also check your 72 Hour Kit for supplies and re-stock if necessary. Don’t have one? See www.getprepared.gc.ca for tips and suggestions.
Again, City crews are mobilized and prepared to respond. Should you have any concerns please call 637-1666 to report an issue. In the event of an emergency please call 911.
For more information on how the City prioritizes snow clearing, see our FAQ page Here: www.cornerbrook.com/faq-snowclearing.