(Update) Rainfall warning in effect via Environment Canada

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Rainfall warning now in effect via Environment Canada

Check out the link for more information:

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

“Rain and strong southeasterly winds expected this afternoon and tonight, as well as higher than normal water levels along the Atlantic coastline.

Total rainfall: 15 to 25 mm, with locally higher amounts possible.

Locations: Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia.

Time span: this afternoon and tonight.

Remarks: Rain is forecast to begin this afternoon over southwestern Nova Scotia and spread eastward across the province, accompanied by strong southeasterly winds. The rain will end late overnight tonight as winds diminish somewhat and shift to westerly.

In addition, higher than normal water levels and pounding surf are expected along the Atlantic coast near high tide tonight.

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

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.”

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Lools like a miserable friday possible according to Environment Canada. Check out the link for more info on other locations:

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

“Rain and strong southeasterly winds expected on Friday night.

Total rainfall: 15 to 25 mm. Locally higher amounts possible.

Maximum wind gusts: 80 km/h. Stronger coastal gusts possible.

Locations: Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia.

Time span: Friday afternoon through Friday night.

Remarks: Rain is forecast to begin Friday afternoon over southwestern Nova Scotia and spread eastward across the province, becoming heavy at times on Friday night with strong southeasterly winds. The rain will end late overnight Friday as winds diminish somewhat and shift to westerly. These fairly strong westerly winds will continue through the weekend.

In addition, higher than normal water levels are expected along the Atlantic coast near high tide on Friday night.

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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