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Environment Canada rain and wind summary from recent storm

A slow moving low pressure system approaching from New England gave 
freezing rain followed by heavy rainfall that is persisting over 
eastern Nova Scotia. Rainfall amounts of up near 75 mm were 
recorded. High winds were also observed, with Les Suetes winds of up 
to 161 kilometres per hour recorded this morning in Grand Etang. 

The following is a preliminary summary of weather event information 
received by Environment Canada as of 10:00 am AST. 

1. Summary of rainfall amounts in millimetres: 

Yarmouth: 50.1 
Western Head: 76.5 
Shearwater Jetty: 78.3 
Stanfield International Airport: 53.5 
Parrsboro: 39.9 
New Ross: 68.9 
Kentville: 49.6 
Malay Falls: 46.8 
Wedgeport: 61.5 
Tusket: 63 
Cedar Lake: 53.8 
Bridgetown: 26.9 
Middleton: 35.3 
Scot's Bay: 43.7 
Wolfville: 27.2 
Upper Lahave: 70.6 
Hammonds Plains: 74.9 
Dartmouth 73.7 
Fall River 58.9 
Rawdon Gold Mines: 55 
Cape Sable Island: 71.1 
Canwarn Truro: 34.3 

2. Summary of maximum wind gusts in kilometres per hour: 

Yarmouth: 78 
Baccaro Point: 87 
Lunenburg: 119 
Halifax Kootenay: 104 
Osborn Head: 57 
Stanfield International Airport: 82.5 
Nappan: 59 
Parrsboro: 66.7 
Debert: 65 
Greenwood (Windy Hill): 50 
Kejimkujik National Park: 63 
Brier Island: 80 
Port Hawkesbury: 59 
Eskasoni First Nation: 50 
Sydney Airport: 70 
Grand Etang: 161 (maximum sustained 109)

Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial 
information and does not constitute a complete or final report.

 

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Source: Environment Canada

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