Special weather statement in effect

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Special weather statement in effect

Heavy rain and strong winds are expected on the weekend.

Maximum wind gusts: likely up to 80 km/h or stronger over exposed areas.

Total rainfall: possibly 50 millimetres or more in areas of heaviest rain.

Time span: over western areas, starting Saturday afternoon or evening and ending early Sunday morning. Over eastern areas, starting overnight Saturday night and ending late Sunday morning or Sunday afternoon.

Remarks: an intense through of low pressure will interact with Tropical Storm Philippe and will give heavy rain and strong winds.

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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