Friday storm: Freezing rain warning (5am Feb 3 2022)

Freezing rain warning in effect for:

  • Halifax Metro and Halifax County West

A winter storm will bring an extended period of potentially severe freezing rain.

Locations: parts of Nova Scotia.

Time Span: tonight through Saturday.

Remarks: Periods of rain will transition to freezing rain and ice pellets early on Friday morning. Freezing rain will become heavy at times and continue through Friday evening into Saturday. Current guidance indicates a risk of significant ice accretion on surfaces by Saturday morning.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and extremely hazardous. Beware of branches or electrical wires that could break under the weight of ice. Extended and widespread utility outages are possible.

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

Source: Release

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