It’s going to be a messy Monday for most parts of the province. There is a wind warning in effect island-wide. Environment Canada has forecasted gusts between 100 and 130 km/h. Strong winds have the potential for destruction, causing damage to buildings and tossing loose objects. Power has been affected in the St. John’s metropolitan area, as well as Summerford in Central.

Rain and freezing drizzle will end this morning for all except Western. Some areas could see ice build-up before temperatures rise above zero. Travel may be hazardous due to sudden changes in weather.

A blizzard warning and snow squall watch have been advised for the west coast. Expect heavy and blowing snow today. Total accumulation will amount 20-30 cm’s. Visibility will be significantly reduced as surfaces and roadways become slippery and hazardous. Chance of flurries or snow squalls province-wide this evening. Blowing snow overnight for all.

For up-to-date information follow NTV’s Cheif Meteorologist Eddie Sheer on Twitter As well continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada.