**** Info via Environment Canada
Rainfall warning in effect via Environment Canada
“Rainfall warning in effect
Rain, heavy at times is expected.
Total rainfall: 25 to 50 mm with higher local amounts possible.
Locations: Most of Nova Scotia.
Time span: Beginning this morning and persisting into Tuesday morning.
Remarks: An extended period of rain is forecast, with the heaviest amounts tonight. Total rainfall amounts of up to 50 mm with possible higher amounts over eastern sections of the province. The rain will change to snow over northern Nova Scotia Tuesday morning with 5 to 10 cm of snow expected.
Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.
Rainfall warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.
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.”
Special weather statement in effect issued by Environment Canada
Significant rainfall is expected Monday night into Tuesday.
Total rainfall: 25 to 50 mm. Locally higher amounts possible.
Locations: Nova Scotia.
Time span: Beginning late Monday afternoon or evening ending Tuesday morning.
Remarks: Rain is expected to begin during the day Monday over southwestern Nova Scotia and spread to the remainder of the province Monday evening.
The rain will become heavy at times overnight before tapering to showers or flurries on Tuesday. In addition strong southeast winds will develop mainly over the eastern half of the province Monday night, then shift to strong and gusty westerly winds across the entire province on Tuesday.
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.
More information: http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns