Weather statement: Freezing rain expected overnight Wednesday into Thursday

Reported April 4th, 8am 2023

A significant period of freezing precipitation is expected.

Locations: parts of central and northern mainland Nova Scotia.

Environment Canada release:

Time span: overnight Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

A potentially significant period of ice pellets and freezing rain is expected to affect the region beginning Wednesday evening and ending Thursday morning.

Current guidance indicates that areas of central and northern mainland Nova Scotia are most likely to see the longest duration of freezing precipitation.

As this system develops, additional information will be provided regarding the areas to be most affected. Similar storms in the past have lead to utility outages and hazardous driving conditions.

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

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