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Antigonish, NS

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT


Significant rainfall and strong winds are expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall. Total possible rainfall: 25 to 50 mm. Maximum wind gusts: southerly 70 to 90 km/h. Exposed coastlines could approach 100 km/h. Locations: mainland Nova Scotia. Time span: Wednesday evening into Thursday. Remarks: Similar storms in the past have caused travel delays, hazardous driving conditions, road shoulder erosion and washouts. Significant snowmelt and runoff may occur. Be sure to clear storm drains and gutters of ice and other debris. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Utility outages are possible. Temperatures are expected to quickly fall below the freezing mark on Thursday. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NSstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #NSStorm.

Current ConditionsObserved at: Tracadie

C

Wind:
S 29
gusts 45 km/h
More details
Temperature:
2.6°C
Pressure:
102.5 kPa
Dew point:
1.8°C
Humidity:
94%
Date:
Observed at:
Tracadie

ForecastForecast issued:

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT


Significant rainfall and strong winds are expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall. Total possible rainfall: 25 to 50 mm. Maximum wind gusts: southerly 70 to 90 km/h. Exposed coastlines could approach 100 km/h. Locations: mainland Nova Scotia. Time span: Wednesday evening into Thursday. Remarks: Similar storms in the past have caused travel delays, hazardous driving conditions, road shoulder erosion and washouts. Significant snowmelt and runoff may occur. Be sure to clear storm drains and gutters of ice and other debris. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Utility outages are possible. Temperatures are expected to quickly fall below the freezing mark on Thursday. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NSstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #NSStorm.

Detailed ForecastForecast issued:

Chance of showers or drizzle
Wed, 28 Feb
11°C
Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers or drizzle. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. Wind south 20 km/h gusting to 40 increasing to 40 gusting to 60 in the afternoon. High 11. UV index 2 or low.
Night:Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers or drizzle. Wind south 40 km/h gusting to 70. Low 9.
Rain
Thu, 29 Feb
11°C
Rain. Windy. High 11.
Night:Flurries. Low minus 12.
Chance of flurries
Fri, 1 Mar
-8°C
A mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of flurries. High minus 8.
Night:Clear. Low minus 9.
A mix of sun and cloud
Sat, 2 Mar
C
A mix of sun and cloud. High 9.
Night:Cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Low plus 4.
Chance of showers
Sun, 3 Mar
C
Cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. High 7.
Night:Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low plus 1.
Cloudy
Mon, 4 Mar
C
Cloudy. High plus 3.
Normals:
Max0°C.Min-9°C.
Sunrise:
6:51 AST
Sunset:
17:52 AST

Averages and extremes

Yesterday's Data

Max:
2.2°C
Min:
-11.4°C
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