(Ended) A wintery mix is expected for Thursday into Friday, triggering a special weather statement via Environment Canada.

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A wintery mix is expected for Thursday into Friday, triggering a special weather statement via Environment Canada. Check out the link for more information:

https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns

“Total snowfall: 5 to 15 cm.

Maximum wind gusts: northeasterly 60 km/h.

Locations: central to eastern Nova Scotia.

Time span: Thursday afternoon until Friday afternoon.

Remarks: Precipitation is expected to begin as snow Thursday afternoon then transition to a mix of ice pellets or freezing rain in the evening and overnight. Freezing rain may persist over Cape Breton into Friday morning before a changeover to rain showers or flurries. Precipitation will taper off Friday afternoon.

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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