The first winter storm of the season is right around the corner. Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the region:
“Snowfall amounts of up to 15 to 30 cm are forecast for Wednesday afternoon and evening.
This is a warning that significant snowfall is expected or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions. Listen for updated statements.
A low pressure system approaching from the Southern United States will move northeast to lie southwest of Nova Scotia by Wednesday evening. A cold airmass over the region will likely result in precipitation beginning as snow for most areas with a changeover to rain for the Atlantic coast. Currently rainfall amounts of up to 40 millimetres are forecast for the Atlantic coast with snowfall amounts of up to 10 to 15 cm further inland. For the Annapolis Valley and northern areas of mainland Nova Scotia snow is forecast giving amounts of up to 20 to 30 cm.”