Halifax Metro and Halifax County West
4:57 AM AST Sunday 03 February 2013
Snowfall warning for
Halifax Metro and Halifax County West continued
20 to 40 centimetres of snow expected by Monday afternoon. This is a warning that significant snowfall is expected or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..listen for updated statements.
A low pressure system will develop southwest of Nova Scotia today and will intensify rapidly tonight. It will still continue to intensify Monday as it moves over the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Snow at times heavy will develop this afternoon and evening through central eastern and northern sections of Nova Scotia. Over Eastern Nova Scotia and Cape Breton the snow will change to rain at times heavy this evening mixed at times with freezing rain. The rain will change back to snow during the day Monday as very strong northwesterlies develop and bring back colder temperatures. Blizzard conditions can be expected Monday afternoon and evening in Antigonish County and the Cape Breton Highlands.