(Ended) Weather Statement and Wind Warning: Large waves, pounding surf and elevated sea levels are expected

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**** Weather Statement and Warning  via Environment Canada

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A wind warning now in effect via Environment Canada. Check out the link for more information:

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

“Wind warning in effect for
Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

Maximum gusts: westerly or southwesterly 70 to 80 km/h except 90 to 100 km/h along parts of the coast.

Locations: Digby county, Annapolis Valley, and the Atlantic coastal regions from Yarmouth County to Cape Breton County.

Time span: This evening until Sunday morning.
Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.

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.

Statements

4:42 AM ADT Saturday 09 May 2020
Special weather statement in effect

Large waves, pounding surf and elevated water levels are expected.

Locations: South to west facing coastlines from Sheet Harbour west into Shelburne County then north into Yarmouth County.

Time Span: from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 pm this evening.

Remarks: An intensifying low pressure system will pass just north of Nova Scotia today. This will give storm surge combined with waves approaching the Atlantic coast of the province from the southwest. The waves combined with the storm surge may cause minor flooding. If the storm track or intensity changes, storm surge warnings may be required.
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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