A winter storm is expected to affect the region today into Wednesday.
Total snowfall: 10 to 25 cm.
Strongest wind gusts: 60 km/h except 80 km/h along parts of the coast.
Locations: most of Nova Scotia.
Time span: Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday.
Remarks: Snow is expected to spread across Nova Scotia from west to east this afternoon and continue into Wednesday in eastern parts of the province. Snow will change to rain over mainland Nova Scotia this evening and overnight. Snow is expected to be wet and heavy in nature as temperatures will remain near freezing.
Additionally, higher than normal waters levels and pounding surf will affect the Atlantic coast during high tides Tuesday night and near mid-day on Wednesday.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NSstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #NSStorm.