Hurricane Bill Headed Towards Nova Scotia

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Aug 22/09

Environment Canada is still shying away from declaring anything other than a heavy rainfall warning as of this writing.  Even this close to Bill's arrival, the storm is still that unpredictable. 

Storm tracking links:

Other links:

Emergency Management Office –

Nova Scotia Power –

Stanfield International Airport –

Aug 21/09
Hurricane Bill is expected to be felt here in Halifax in less than 72 hours. The question appears now to have gone from "if" to "how bad" – most local media is now reporting that we will feel the effects of Bill.  Consensus puts the arrival sometime on Sunday afternoon.  We should know more late in the day today.

Real Atlantic Superstores in HRM have posted notices at their checkout aisles. (LINK)

Aug 20/09

CBC TV will be interviewing someone from Emergency Measures on the news at 6 to talk about emergency preparedness in Nova Scotia. Environment Canada has begun posting tracking imagery of Hurricane Bill, here.

Aug 19/09

Peter Boyer of the Canadian Hurricane Center tells Metro Halifax it is "almost inevitable that the storm will find some part of Eastern Canada" (LINK) – latest tracking images updated.

Aug 18/09 says it will "split the difference" between Bermuda and the US and hit Nova Scotia or Newfoundland. (LINK)




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