Alerts for: Hants County
10:57 AM ADT Wednesday 12 March 2014
Rainfall warning in effect for:
- Hants County
30 to 50 millimetres of rain expected tonight.
This is a warning that significant rainfall is expected in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..listen for updated statements.
A low pressure system will intensify over New England today and push a mix of precipitation into Nova Scotia tonight as it tracks towards the Maritimes. Rain at times heavy will begin this evening in the southwest and spread eastward through the night. Rain will gradually diminish on Thursday. Rainfall amounts between 30 and 50 millimetres are expected by Thursday morning.
Winter storm conditions are more likely over Northern Nova Scotia where temperatures will be slightly colder to give snow and blowing snow changing through ice pellets to a potential extended period of freezing rain by Thursday morning.
Strong southeast wind ahead of the low with gust up to 130 km/h from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence overnight into Thursday morning.
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