Alerts for: Lunenburg County

Warnings

10:39 AM AST Tuesday 24 January 2017
Freezing rain warning in effect for:

  • Lunenburg County

Ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected or occurring.

Freezing rain mixed at times with ice pellets will spread across the remainder of the province today. Freezing rain will gradually change to rain as temperatures rise above zero, first in the southwest this afternoon, then in northern regions this evening, and in Cape Breton on Wednesday. Strong easterly winds will also develop across the province today with gusts up to 80 km/h forecast along the Atlantic Coast.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas. Ice build-up may cause tree branches to break. Utility outages may occur.

Freezing rain warnings are issued when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures creates ice build-up and icy surfaces.

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 to #NSStorm.

 

10:38 AM AST Tuesday 24 January 2017
Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • Lunenburg County

Rain, heavy at times is expected.

A low pressure system approaching from the southwest will give significant rainfall to Nova Scotia today, tonight and Wednesday. Precipitation will begin as freezing rain over most areas but then change to rain as temperatures gradually rise above zero. Total rainfall amounts of 30 to 70 millimetres are expected with this system.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.

Rainfall warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.

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 to #NSStorm.

 

Statements

10:39 AM AST Tuesday 24 January 2017
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Lunenburg County

A large, slow moving low pressure system approaching from the southwest will give a prolonged period of strong east to northeasterly winds to the Maritimes today and Wednesday. As a result, heavy pounding surf and higher than normal water levels can be expected during high tide along the Atlantic and eastern facing coastlines of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island on Wednesday and Wednesday night.

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 to #NSStorm.

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