(ENDED) Special weather statement in effect

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Special weather statement in effect


Significant snow melt and potential flooding are expected this weekend.

Total rainfall: generally 20 to 30 mm, potentially higher in some areas.

Maximum wind gusts: 80 km/h, stronger coastal gusts possible.

Time span: late Saturday afternoon until midday Sunday.

Remarks: Another system is set to approach Nova Scotia on Saturday, spreading rain, wind, and mild temperatures from west to east. Given the recent snowfall, rapid snow melt is expected and could cause localized flooding.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NSstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #NSStorm.



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