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Jim has spent about 40 years in the weather business. He has been an operational forecaster from Halifax to Whitehorse. Jim started the Canadian Hurricane Centre, and has flown into a couple of these storms. As a senior executive within Environment Canada, Jim has managed weather research, weather services, and weather/water/climate observing programs. Retired from Environment Canada, Jim is the Atlantic Director for the Canadian Climate Forum, the president of the Halifax chapter of the Canadian Meteorological & Oceanographic Society, a partner in Climaction Services, and a part-time meteorologist on CBC radio. He is still participating in national and international activities related to weather preparedness. Having witnessed unprecedented advances in the science and technology of meteorology. Jim hopes that this blog will also be educational; enabling users to better understand weather-related phenomena, better interpret available information, and ultimately better able to make decisions to protect themselves, their family and their property. Jim welcomes any questions and suggestions.

 

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Messy Start To Spring

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After considerable variation in the long range weather guidance, there is finally enough consistency to share a more detailed scenario for late Sunday and into the early part of next week (as kids return from March Break in Nova Scotia and...

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Blizzard Warning

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An intense storm will develop off of Cape Cod tonight and move slowly well south of Nova Scotia.  Snow and strong winds gusting in excess of 100km/h in coastal areas will persist for at least 24 hours lowering visibilities frequently to near...

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