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Rainfall and wind warnings in effect via Environment Canada

Rainfall warning in effect 

Rain, heavy at times is expected.

Total rainfall: 25 to 60 mm.

Locations: all counties except along the Northumberland Strait

Time span: this evening until Monday afternoon.

Remarks: Periods of rain, at times heavy, will start over western Nova Scotia this evening and spread eastward overnight. A brief period of snow, ice pellets, or freezing rain is possible in northern and eastern areas as the precipitation starts.

In addition, higher than normal water levels and rough pounding surf are possible at high tide Monday morning along the Atlantic Coast from Yarmouth to Canso.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

Rainfall warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.

Wind warning in effect

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

Maximum gusts: southeast 90 km/h.

Locations: Halifax and Guysborough Counties, and Cape Breton Island.

Time span: overnight tonight to early Monday morning for Halifax and Guysborough counties. Overnight tonight to midday Monday for Cape Breton Island.

Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.

Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds.

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.

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