Peggy's Cove, NS

9°C

Overcast

Peggy's Cove, NS

9°C

Overcast

Feels Like: -
Wind: S 17km/h
Sunrise: 7:44
Sunset: 17:05

Relative Humidity: 93%
Pressure: 100 kPa
Visibility: 8.0 km
Ceiling: 2055 ft

Farmzone: Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia change_»

All Alerts In Effect

Wind Warning

Issued at 16:02 Sunday 20 January 2019

Summary

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring. Strong southerly winds gusting up to 100 km/h will develop over western mainland Nova Scotia early this evening then spread eastward across the province tonight. Winds will diminish over western regions after midnight but will persist over Cape Breton until Monday morning. In addition, these strong winds combined with a high run of astronomical tides this weekend will give elevated water levels and heavy pounding surf along parts of the Atlantic coast during high tides tonight and Monday. ### 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.


Rainfall Warning

Issued at 16:02 Sunday 20 January 2019

Summary

Rain, heavy at times is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall. A strong winter storm will track across the Maritimes tonight, snow ahead of this system has changed to rain or ice pellets across much of the province. Rain at times heavy and mild temperatures will continue tonight before gradually ending from west to east Monday morning. Between 30 mm and 60 mm of rain is forecast over much of mainland Nova Scotia. The accumulated snow on the frozen ground combined with the expected rainfall and milder temperatures tonight followed by rapidly falling temperatures during the day Monday could lead to treacherous conditions. Strong southerly winds gusting up to 100 km/h are expected with the rain and mild temperatures tonight. As such a wind warning is now in effect for the entire province. In addition, these strong winds combined with a high run of astronomical tides this weekend will give elevated water levels and heavy pounding surf along parts of the Atlantic coast during high tides tonight and Monday. ### Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. 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.