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Region of Queens Municipality

Nova Scotia, Canada

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Recent Weather Advisories:

Public Notice: Environment Canada Issues Special Weather Statement

Jan. 7, 2020:  A Special Weather Statement has been issued for Queen’s County, advising of snow coming on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, beginning in the morning and persisting into the evening.
Significant snowfall is expected from a developing storm across the province on Wednesday. The snow will develop Wednesday morning and then begin to taper to flurries in the afternoon in the west and evening in the north. Current indications suggest total snowfall of 10 to 15 cm but more is possible if the storm track should shift to the west as it develops. Snowfall warnings may be expanded westward in future updates.

Monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada online at https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns

Report power outages by calling the Nova Scotia Power Outage line at 1-877-428-6004.

 

Public Notice:  Environment Canada Issues Special Weather Statement

Jan. 3, 2020: A Special Weather Statement has been issued by Environment Canada for all of Nova Scotia relating to a disturbance which will approach the Maritimes Saturday night giving developing snow. In the west, the precipitation will start as rain and then change to snow Sunday morning. The highest amounts are expected over eastern sections of the province where the snow will develop Sunday morning and persist into the evening. General snowfall amounts of 5 to 10 cm are expected however over eastern regions 10 cm or more are possible. Additionally, strong northerly winds will develop on Sunday and combine with the fresh snow to create reduced visibility in blowing snow that will persist into Sunday night.

Specific to Queens County, there is a 60% chance of flurries Saturday afternoon with a high of plus 5 degrees Celsius.  Saturday night, there may be periods of rain in coastal areas (approx. 5 mm), and periods of snow inland (approx. 2 cm). Winds becoming northeast 20 km/hr, gusting to 40 km/hr overnight.  Sunday, periods of snow are expected, with a high of plus 1, and Sunday evening, there may be flurries, with a low of minus 5.

Accumulating snow and blowing snow will make travel difficult on Sunday, motorists are advised to exercise caution.

To learn more about upcoming alerts and forecasts, follow the information on the monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns

Report power outages by calling the Nova Scotia Power Outage line at 1-877-428-6004.