All schools in the Tri-County Regional School Board district are closed today (Friday), as well as CSAP schools in Clare and Argyle due to inclement weather.
Environment Canada has issued a Snow Squall Watch:
Snow squall activity should become most frequent this afternoon as winds shift to a more northwest direction. Local snowfall amounts of 15 to possibly 25 centimetres can be expected by this evening in these snow squalls. Strong westerly winds combined with the snow will also give reduced visibilities at times in blowing snow and motorists are advised to use caution.
In addition, flurries in onshore winds and a trough of low pressure will give heavy flurries and possible snow squalls to Southwestern Nova Scotia today. Currently up to 10 centimetres of snow is forecast. However, higher accumulations are possible in snow squalls.
A potential snowstorm is forecast for Sunday for all of Nova Scotia.
On Saturday a low pressure system is forecast to develop over the Southeastern United States and is expected to intensify as it moves towards Atlantic Canada during the day. There is the potential for significant snow, strong winds and blowing snow on Sunday for much of Mainland Nova Scotia and Cape Breton. A change over to rain is possible along the Atlantic coast Sunday afternoon. A return to colder temperatures will occur Sunday night and Monday.