Updated: Snowfall warning continued for southwest Nova Scotia

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Source: Environment Canada

Updated 9 a.m. Feb. 5

Environment Canada's snowfall warning for southwestern Nova Scotia is now calling for 15 to 20 cm this afternoon and tonight. 

Strong northeast winds will develop this evening, giving local blowing snow before slowly diminishing by early Thursday morning. Strong northerly winds will persist over eastern sections of the province into Thursday morning.

A low pressure system will develop south of Long Island this morning then track northeastward to pass south of Nova Scotia tonight. Snow ahead of this system will start this morning over Western Nova Scotia then spread eastward through the afternoon.

Updated: 10:10 p.m. Feb. 4

As of 10 p.m., Environment Canada's snowfall warning for most of Nova Scotia is continued. The weather agency is urging people in the area to be "on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions."

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It looks like Nova Scotia is getting yet another Wednesday storm.

Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning  at 3:30 today, saying tomorrow could bring 15 to 25 cm of snow, along with wind and cold temperatures, to most of the province

A low pressure system will develop south of Long Island Wednesday morning then track northeastward to pass south of Nova Scotia Wednesday night.

Snow ahead of this system will start late Wednesday morning over western Nova Scotia then spread eastward through the afternoon. The snow will likely mix with or change to ice pellets along the south shore of Nova Scotia Wednesday evening.

 Strong northeast winds will develop Wednesday evening giving local blowing snow before slowly diminishing by early Thursday morning. Strong northerly winds will persist over eastern sections of the province into Thursday morning.

 

Organizations: Environment Canada

Geographic location: Nova Scotia, Long Island

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