Less than two weeks after some areas of Nova Scotia had been thumped with greater than 100 centimetres of snow, one other winter storm watch was issued on Sunday for as much as 30 centimetres forecasted to hit the province later this week.
In a climate replace from Environment Canada, a Nor’easter is claimed to be passing south of Nova Scotia late Tuesday and into Wednesday — with wherever between 20 to 30 centimetres of snowfall accumulating all through a lot of the province.
“Any fresh snow from this system has the potential to combine with strengthening northerly winds to reduce visibilities in blowing snow,” the replace stated, including that residents may anticipate as much as 70 kilometres-per-hour winds on the peak of the storm.
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“As with all nor’easters, small changes in the storm track can result in large changes in the snowfall forecast, and this alert will be updated periodically to reflect the latest information.”
The climate company added that an intensive interval of onshore flurries and snow squalls look prone to happen over elements of northeastern mainland Nova Scotia and northern Cape Breton.
“These areas could continue to see accumulating snow into Thursday night,” the assertion learn.
At the peak of the current blizzard, greater than 80 centimetres had been recorded on the Halifax Stanfield International Airport, with 30 to 40 centimetres reported in Halifax’s metropolis centre and 33 to 52 in Dartmouth.
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The snowfall was the heaviest in jap mainland Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, prompting the Cape Breton Regional Municipality to declare a state of emergency and urging individuals to shelter in place.
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— with information from Alex Cooke
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