Alerts for: Sydney Metro and Cape Breton County

Warnings

4:37 AM ADT Thursday 30 March 2017
Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • Sydney Metro and Cape Breton County

Snowfall, with total amounts of 20 to 30 cm is expected.

An intensifying low pressure system southeast of Cape Breton will slowly move eastward today.

Snow over eastern Nova Scotia will persist through today and tonight. Strong northerly winds will develop this morning and persist tonight giving very poor visibilities in blowing snow. By Friday morning, total snowfall amounts of up to 25 centimetres are forecast for the eastern Mainland, and up to 40 centimetres for Cape Breton.

Travel is not recommended. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Poor weather conditions may contribute to transportation delays.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.weatheraspc.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NSStorm.

 

Statements

7:26 AM ADT Thursday 30 March 2017
Blowing snow advisory in effect for:

  • Sydney Metro and Cape Breton County

Poor visibility in snow and blowing snow is expected or occurring in some locations.

An intensifying low pressure system southeast of Cape Breton will slowly move eastward today. Strong northerly winds will develop this morning and persist tonight giving very poor visibilities in blowing snow.

Blowing snow advisories are issued when winds are expected to create blowing snow giving poor visibility to 800 metres or less for at least 3 hours.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.weatheraspc.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NSStorm.

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