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Environment Canada issues snowfall warning for January 29 2018

4:46 AM AST Monday 29 January 2018

Snowfall warning in effect for:

Halifax Metro and Halifax County West
Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 25 cm is expected.

A strengthening low pressure system off the east coast of the United States will move northeastward today and track south of Nova Scotia on Tuesday. Snow will begin this evening becoming heavy later tonight. Snow and blowing snow will persist over western and northern areas while eastern areas will likely see a change over to ice pellets sometime Tuesday morning. Snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 cm are expected with the highest amounts in eastern areas.

Additionally, higher than normal water levels are expected along the southwest coast from Shelburne to Yarmouth Tuesday morning at high tide.

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

Snowfall warnings are issued when significant snowfall is expected.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.weatheraspc.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NSStorm.

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