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A low pressure system containing a contribution of tropical moisture 
from what was Hurricane Matthew spread heavy rain across most of 
Newfoundland overnight Sunday into Monday. 

After an initial swath of heavy rain moved across southeastern 
Newfoundland Monday morning, the rain tapered off for several hours 
before returning again Monday night. Across central, southern, and 
western Newfoundland the rain was continuous and very heavy at times 
with several hours of extremely high rainfall rates in the order of 
10 to 20 mm per hour on Monday and Monday night. The highest hourly 
rainfall amount was 42 mm recorded at Burgeo. Additionally, there 
were a number of unconfirmed reports of total rainfall amounts in 
excess of 200 mm across southern Newfoundland. 

Strong winds were experienced across many coastal communities and 
even some accumulating snow was reported across northern 
Newfoundland. 

This system resulted in numerous reports of flooding, road washouts 
and infrastructure damage across the island. 

The following is a summary of weather event information received by 
Environment Canada as of 3:30 P.M. today. 

1. Summary of rainfall in millimetres: 

Burgeo (Private): 234.4 
Grand Falls-Windsor (Private): 181.3 
Gander (Private): 176.8 
Exploits - Grand Falls-Windsor (Private): 166.0 
Gander Int'l Airport: 163.8 
Burgeo: 159.8* 
Badger: 155.0 
Port Leamington (Private): 149.0 
Lewisporte (Private): 147.1 
Millertown: 141.8 
Corner Brook (Private): 139.0 
Glovertown (Private): 130.6 
Long Island - Green Bay (Private): 110.8 
Steady Brook (Private): 101.0 
Twillingate (Private): 100.6 
Clarenville (Private): 96.0 
Port Aux Basques: 93.5 
Corner Brook: 92.8 
Kippens (Private): 88.1 
La Scie: 86.5 
Petley - Random Island (Private): 83.0 
Wreckhouse: 77.9 
Stephenville: 76.8 
Cormack: 76.2 
Terra Nova Park: 75.7 
Deer Lake Airport: 73.4 
Springdale: 69.3 
Burin (Private): 62.9 
Twillingate: 58.2 
Green Island - Bonavista Peninsula (Private): 53.8 
St. Lawrence: 48.2 
Marystown (Private): 48.0 

* Note that Burgeo data became suspect after 1800 GMT on Monday so 
rainfall amounts might be significantly higher. 

2. Summary of peak wind gusts in kilometres per hour: 

Green Island - Fortune Bay (Private): 130 
Port aux Basques: 128 
Sagona Island: 122 
Burgeo: 119 
Saint Pierre: 109 
Bell Island Lighthouse (Private): 109 
Twillingate: 106 
Wreckhouse: 100 
Argentia: 98 
St. Lawrence: 96 
Bull Arm (Private): 95 
Bishop's Cove (Private): 93 
Ochre Pit Cove (Private): 93 
Allan's Island (Private): 92 

The following station set a daily maximum temperature record on 
October 10, 2016: 

Cape Race 
New record of 17.7 
Old record of 17.2 set in 1961 
Records in this area have been kept since 1920 

Note: the temperature record reported here has been derived from a 
selection of historical stations in this geographic area that were 
active during the period of record.

Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial 
information and does not constitute a complete or final report.

Link to the summary cane be found here.
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