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Alerts for: Inverness County - Mabou and north

Warnings

10:07 PM AST Wednesday 26 February 2020
Wind warning in effect for:

  • Inverness County - Mabou and north

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

Maximum gusts: southeasterly 110 km/h.

Locations: Inverness County - Mabou and North.

Time span: Thursday evening.

Remarks: Strong southeasterly winds will develop across the region on Thursday afternoon and strengthen to reach gusts up to 110 km/h on Thursday evening.

Stronger winds gusting up to 150 km/h are expected from Margaree to Bay St. Lawrence, where a Les Suetes warning is in effect.

Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.

Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds.

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.

 

9:51 PM AST Wednesday 26 February 2020
Les Suêtes wind warning in effect for:

  • Inverness County - Mabou and north

Strong winds with damaging wind gusts are expected or occurring.

Maximum Les Suetes gusts: up to 150 km/h.

Time span: Thursday afternoon until early Friday morning.

Remarks: Southeasterly winds are forecast to begin gusting to 90 km/h on Thursday afternoon and will increase on Thursday evening, when gusts up to 150 km/h are expected. Winds are expected to diminish as they shift to southwesterly early on Friday morning.

Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds. Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur.

Les Suêtes wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds.

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.

 

Statements

9:58 PM AST Wednesday 26 February 2020
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Inverness County - Mabou and north

Snow mixed with ice pellets as well as strong easterly winds are expected Thursday night.

Total snowfall: 5 to 10 cm and possibly more.

Maximum wind gusts: easterly 60 to 80 km/h with Les Suetes wind gusts up to 150 km/h expected over western Cape Breton Island.

Locations: northern mainland Nova Scotia and western Cape Breton.

Time span: Thursday afternoon until early Friday morning.

Remarks: Snow and ice pellets will develop over northeastern Nova Scotia Thursday afternoon and over Cape Breton Thursday evening. Precipitation should end or taper to flurries by Friday morning. Strong easterly winds will also develop Thursday afternoon and evening, potentially giving reduced visibilities in blowing snow in some locations.

The timing of the snow and wind could cause poor travel conditions in the late afternoon or evening on Thursday.

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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