Snowfall warning in effect for parts of Nova Scotia

Environment Canada says parts of Nova Scotia could get 15 to 20 centimetres of snow as a low pressure system crosses the province on Monday.

Freezing rain and ice pellets are also in the forecast

Spring may have sprung but winter isn't done with us yet, snow, freezing rain, and ice pellets are in the forecast for Monday. (Darren Calabrese/Canadian Press)

Parts of Nova Scotia could get 15 to 20 centimetres of snow as a low pressure system crosses the province on Monday, according to Environment Canada. 

The national forecaster has issued a snowfall warning for:

  • Annapolis County
  • Cumberland County
  • Colchester County
  • Digby County
  • Kings County  

The snow will start Monday morning and last through much of the day, during the day a mix of ice pellets and freezing rain is also expected. 

The rest of the province is expected to get a mixture of snow, ice pellets and freezing rain.

Environment Canada has also issued a wind warning for Inverness County, where gusts up to 100 km/h are expected.

Poor weather expected across province

The Halifax municipality says the overnight parking ban will not be enforced Sunday night. It says crews are out applying salt and brine to the roads in preparation for the storm. 

Garbage and compost collections Monday morning are still scheduled to go ahead. 

Halifax County could get 10 centimetres of snow and ice pellets.

Most of the province will have winds gusting to 60 km/h near noon on Monday and the temperature will get as high as 5 C. 

Today will be a nice one though. Sun is expected for mainland Nova Scotia, with a mix of sun and cloud in Cape Breton.

Environment Canada predicts a a high of 1 C on the mainland and a high of –2 C in Cape Breton. 

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