Snowfall warning: Up to 30cm (Thu Jan 19 6pm report)

Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • Halifax Metro and Halifax County West

Snowfall totals: generally 15 to 20 cm, potentially up to 30 cm for some areas.

Locations: all of Nova Scotia, including Cape Breton.

Time span: early Friday morning through to early Saturday morning.

Remarks: Snow is expected to spread west to east across Nova Scotia Friday morning.

Snow may mix with or change to rain at times along parts of the Atlantic coast which could reduce accumulations somewhat.

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating 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 or tweet reports using #NSStorm.

Source: Release

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