Alerts for: Acadian Peninsula

Warnings

4:25 PM ADT Wednesday 23 April 2014
Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • Acadian Peninsula

Rainfall - late afternoon to afternoon Thursday.

Rain is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall.

A low pressure system just south of Maine will move eastward passing south of Nova Scotia tonight and Thursday. Rain associated with this feature will continue tonight before changing to snow overnight tonight in the north. The rain will change to snow during the day on Thursday in the south. Total rainfall amounts up to 30 mm are forecast for these regions.

Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Don't approach washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts.

Rainfall Warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Stay up to date with Weatheradio or your local media. Email reports of severe weather to weatherASPC@ec.gc.ca or call 1-877-815-9900. You may tweet reports using the hashtag #NBStorm.

 

3:45 PM ADT Wednesday 23 April 2014
Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • Acadian Peninsula

Snowfall - early morning to evening Thursday.

Snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 15 cm is expected.

A late season snowfall is expected on Thursday. The rain will changes to snow by Thursday morning with 10 to 15 centimeters of wet snow expected to fall before tapering to flurries in the evening.

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Public Safety Canada encourages everyone to make an emergency plan and get an emergency kit with drinking water, food, medicine, a first-aid kit and a flashlight. For information on emergency plans and kits go to http://www.getprepared.gc.ca/

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Stay up to date with Weatheradio or your local media. Email reports of severe weather to weatherASPC@ec.gc.ca or call 1-877-815-9900. You may tweet reports using the hashtag #NBStorm.

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