Alerts for: Queens County
10:11 PM ADT Thursday 23 October 2014
Rainfall warning in effect for:
- Queens County
A long episode of rain, at times heavy, continues.
A slow moving low pressure system south of the Maritimes will continue to produce periods of heavy rain over southwestern Nova Scotia and southern New Brunswick tonight. Rainfall amounts of 40 to 80 millimetres have been reported since yesterday with local amounts exceeding 100 millimetres in some places. An additional 20 to 40 millimitres is expected tonight before tapering to showers overnight in Nova Scotia and Friday morning in southern New Brunswick.
Please refer to your local forecast for more details and monitor future forecasts as warnings may be extended to other regions.
Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Watch for possible washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts.
Rainfall Warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.
Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Stay up to date with Weatheradio or your local media. Email reports of severe weather to weatherASPC@ec.gc.ca or call 1-877-815-9900. You may tweet reports using the hashtag #NSStorm.
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