Alerts for: Victoria County
3:32 PM AST Wednesday 04 December 2013
Wind warning for
Victoria County continued
Northwest wind gusts of 90 to 110 km/h this evening.
This is a warning that potentially damaging winds are occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..listen for updated statements.
An intense low pressure system over Cabot Strait will track northeastward across Newfoundland tonight.
Strong northwest winds in the wake of the system over eastern areas of the province gusting to 90 to 120 km/h will persist early this evening. Winds are expected to ease to below warning criteria later tonight.
Precipitation has changed to snow over most of Eastern Nova Scotia and has ended over western areas. Snowfall accumulations of 2 to 5 centimetres are forecast over eastern portions of the province this evening. However 15 centimetres of snow along with blowing snow is expected for Western Cape Breton resulting in whiteout conditions.
In addition, higher than normal water levels and large waves due to the strong northwest winds will give rough pounding surf to north and west facing coasts of Northeastern Mainland Nova Scotia and Cape Breton.
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