Nova Scotia could face wild weather this week.
Parts of the province are currently under wind and rain advisories, while Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement on potentially significant snowfall for the entire province.
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Environment Canada is forecasting heavy rains, between 30 and 50mm, for the Atlantic coast from Halifax County to south of Cape Breton.
The rain is expected to spread east to Cape Breton on Monday night.
It will end Tuesday morning for mainland Nova Scotia and around noon for Cape Breton.
Strong and damaging winds are also forecast for that area. Peak gusts of between 90 and 100 km / h are expected from the south through Tuesday morning.
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Meanwhile, the national forecaster also says a deepening low-pressure system could bring snow across Nova Scotia from “southwest to northeast Wednesday night, as it follows the south of the province.”
They could fall up to 15 cm.
“There remains considerable uncertainty regarding the trajectory of the downside, however, at this time the highest amounts of snowfall are expected along the Atlantic coast.” says the special meteorological declaration.
“Conditions will improve from west to east on Thursday.”
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