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Special Weather Statement From Environment Canada

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10:48 AM AST Thursday 24 February 2022
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Halifax Metro and Halifax County West

Significant snowfall expected on Friday.

Total snowfall: 10 to 20 cm, possibly higher over parts of the South Shore.

Maximum wind gusts: 40 km/h except 60 along parts of the Atlantic coast.

Locations: southwestern Nova Scotia as well as areas along the Atlantic coast of the mainland.

Time span: Friday morning through late Friday evening

Remarks: Light snow will begin Friday morning and spread eastward during the day. Conditions will begin to deteriorate Friday afternoon as the snow intensifies and starts accumulating, making travel difficult in some areas. Heavy snow will persist into Friday evening before tapering off overnight Friday as the storm moves off to the east.

At this time the highest snowfall amounts are most likely over coastal sections of Yarmouth, Shelburne and Queens counties.

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.


Written by: Jim Smith

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