Alerts for: Richmond County
11:01 PM AST Thursday 12 December 2013
Special weather statement for
Richmond County continued
Potential snowfall event for Southwest Nova Scotia early Friday morning. A snow squall watch is now in effect for parts of Southwestern Nova Scotia.
Potential snow storm for Sunday for all of Nova Scotia.
A trough of low pressure expected to form over the Gulf of Maine tonight is expected to bring periods of snow and possible snowsqualls to much of Southwest Nova Scotia Friday morning. Current indications are suggesting snowfall amounts up to 10 centimetres with this trough. It should be noted however that there exists a possibility of localized amounts up to 15 centimetres for Southwest Nova Scotia Friday morning if snow squalls form.
On Saturday a low pressure system is forecast to develop over the Southeastern United States and is expected to intensify as it moves towards Atlantic Canada during the day. There is the potential for significant snow, strong winds and blowing snow on Sunday for much of Mainland Nova Scotia and Cape Breton.
Environment Canada will continue to monitor the development of this storm 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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