Alerts for: Cumberland County North and Cobequid Pass
4:25 PM ADT Tuesday 11 March 2014
Winter storm warning in effect for:
- Cumberland County North and Cobequid Pass
Snow, blowing snow and freezing rain forecast for Wednesday night.
This is a warning that dangerous winter weather conditions are expected or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..listen for updated statements.
A low pressure system will develop over New England on Wednesday and push a mix of precipitation into Nova Scotia Wednesday night as it tracks towards the Maritimes. Rain at times will be heavy will begin by Wednesday evening in the southwest and spread eastward through the night. Rain will gradually diminish on Thursday. Rainfall amounts between 20 and 40 millimetres are expected by Thursday morning with highest amounts expected through the Annapolis Valley. Lesser amounts are expected further east during the forecast period, but as the precipitation will continue into Thursday warnings may need to be extended to those regions.
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.
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