Alerts for: Queens County
3:47 PM ADT Friday 28 October 2016
Special weather statement in effect for:
- Queens County
A low pressure system near Cape Cod will approach mainland Nova Scotia this evening. Rain has begun over southwestern areas and will continue to spread eastward tonight reaching Cape Breton Island by evening. Rainfall amounts of 25-35 millimetres are expected, but could reach or exceed 50 millimetres locally. The areas of highest risk are along the Atlantic Coasts of Mainland Nova Scotia, and Cape Breton. Rainfall warnings may be required tonight.
In addition strong southeasterly winds gusting to 80 kilometres per hours are expected along much of the Atlantic coast of mainland Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island tonight. These winds may reach or exceed 90 kilometres per hour, in which case wind warnings may be required.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to weatherASPC@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #NSStorm.
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