Alerts for: Halifax County - east of Porters Lake
StatementsHalifax County - east of Porters Lake
3:50 PM AST Friday 20 December 2013
Special weather statement for
Halifax County - east of Porters Lake continued
Potential freezing rain event for Nova Scotia and Cape Breton on Sunday.
A trough of low pressure moved over the Maritimes today and will remain nearly stationary over the region throughout the weekend. Freezing rain warnings have been issued for tonight and Saturday night over Northern Nova Scotia. Its very likely these warnings will need to be extended to other parts of the province on Sunday.
There is concern regarding the possibility of a prolonged period of freezing rain and the impacts this type of event could have on the province. Latest forecast models suggest that some areas of the province could see freezing rain or ice pellets persisting for most of the day on Sunday.
There is a high degree of uncertainty with this type of weather event and Environment Canada will continue to closely monitor the development of this system providing updates as new information becomes available.
Those planning travel or other weather-sensitive activities for Sunday are advised to monitor future forecasts for more information and any warnings that may be required.
The public is advised to monitor future forecasts and warnings as warnings may be required or extended.
Please monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment Canada at www.weatheroffice.gc.ca.
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