FORECAST

Nova Scotia blizzard to bring up to 40 cm of snow

Environment Canada has issued a blizzard warning for most of the province with snowfall between 20 and 40 centimetres expected.

Environment Canada has issued a blizzard warning for most of the province

Environment Canada has issued a blizzard warning for most of the province with snowfall between 20 and 40 centimetres expected. (Reuters)

Windy, snowy weather is coming to Nova Scotia with blizzard conditions developing later today and the storm continuing into Tuesday. 

Environment Canada has issued a blizzard warning for most of the province with snowfall between 20 and 40 centimetres of snow expected. 

A low pressure system from the U.S. eastern seaboard will spread eastward across Nova Scotia through the day and intensify Monday night.

The snowfall is expected to begin in the tri-county area Monday morning, with the storm hitting the Halifax area around noon. The snow won't taper off until Tuesday morning. 

Central mainland (including greater Halifax)

Forecast: Snow, heavy at times. 10 centimetres expected. 

High temperature: Near - 4 C

Low temperature: Near - 4 C

Northern Nova Scotia

Forecast: Snow, heavy at times. Five to 10 centimetres expected. 

High temperature: Near - 4 C

Low temperature tonight: Near - 4 C

Southwestern Nova Scotia

Forecast: Snow, heavy at times. 15 centimetres expected. 

High temperature: Near - 4 C

Low temperature: Near - 4 C

Annapolis Valley and Cumberland County

Forecast: Snow, heavy at times. 10 centimetres expected. 

High temperature: Near - 4 C

Low temperature tonight:  Near - 4 C

Cape Breton

Forecast: Morning flurries, afternoon snow with two to five centimetres expected.

High temperature: Near - 4 C

Low temperature tonight: Near - 4 C 

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