© CBCThe snowbanks in Corner Brook tower over the streets following a winter of intense snowfall.
Schools were closed and snowfall warnings were in effect for parts of western Newfoundland on Wednesday, with another 15 to 25 centimetres expected in the region throughout the day.

Environment Canada had snowfall warnings in effect for much of the west coast, and winter storm warnings were in effect for parts of the Northern Peninsula — saying conditions should continue well into Wednesday night.

Schools were closed for at least the morning in such communities as Stephenville, St. George's and Lark Harbour.

Special weather statements were also in effect for southeastern Labrador, with blowing snow expected to develop over the day making for poor visibility.

Western Newfoundland has been pummelled with heavy snowfall all winter, with snowbanks towering above roads in many communities, including Corner Brook.