Lots Of Snow For Some, Significant Rain For Others – Warnings And Weather Statements Issued

Rainfall Warning

Significant rainfall is expected for many counties in Nova Scotia.

Areas of Digby, Yarmouth, Shelburne, Queens, Lunenburg, Halifax, Guysborough, Richmond and Cape Breton counties can expect to see rainfall from 25-40mm beginning tonight and ending Monday evening.

“Precipitation will begin as snow overnight tonight except along the Atlantic coast where it is expected to begin as rain.” says Environment Canada’s rainfall warning. “Snow inland is expected to change to rain at times heavy Monday morning. Rain at times heavy will taper to showers Monday afternoon over western areas and over eastern areas Monday evening.”

Localized flooding is possible in low-lying areas. Motorists should adjust their driving to the conditions.

Special Weather Statement

Environment Canada says snow will begin tonight in Northern Cumberland County, and Cumberland County – Minas Shore. Snow will become heavy at times Monday morning.

“Snow is expected to persist Monday night and end Tuesday morning.” says the Special Weather Statement. “There is also a risk of freezing rain on Monday. Snowfall amounts of 25 to 35 cm are possible before the snow ends Tuesday morning.”

Snowfall warnings will likely be issued.

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