Alerts for: Halifax Metro and Halifax County West

Statements

9:05 PM AST Saturday 15 December 2018
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Halifax Metro and Halifax County West

A mix of wintry weather expected Monday and into Tuesday.

A slow moving low pressure system will track south of Nova Scotia on Monday and then cross Cape Breton Island Monday night. Snow possibly mixed with rain will develop from southwest to northeast across Nova Scotia beginning Monday morning. The precipitation will persist into Tuesday. Significant snowfall is likely for many communities across Nova Scotia however Atlantic coastal areas and Cape Breton may see a mix of rain and snow which will reduce the overall snowfall amounts. Additionally gusty easterly and then northwesterly winds are expected. These winds may cause reduced visibility in blowing snow, especially on Tuesday.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NSstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NSStorm.

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