About 12 inches of snow has already fallen as of just after 4 p.m. on Jan. 22. Kings County residents could see even more before the blizzard ends. - Alan Knowles photo
According to this measurement taken on the South Mountain of Kings County, about 30 centimetres of snow has already fallen, with Environment Canada predicting as much as 10 centimetres still to come as the blizzard warning continues.
Blizzard conditions over Nova Scotia improving from west to east tonight.
This is a warning that blizzard conditions with near-zero visibilities are expected in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..listen for updated statements.
An intense low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will track northeastward and cross Newfoundland early Thursday morning.
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Snow at times heavy and strong northerly winds will continue to give blizzard conditions for a period tonight. Snow will taper to flurries starting early this evening over western areas and overnight over eastern areas allowing the visibility to improve.
Environment Canada will continue to monitor the development of this storm, providing updates as new information becomes available.