Nova Scotia weekend weather good for post-holiday travel

Many Nova Scotians will be hitting the road this weekend to head back home after the holiday season and according to Environment Canada, the weather will co-operate with those travel plans.

The mild temperatures will cool down as we head into next week

Saturday's weather across the province is looking like mostly sun and cloud with some flurries thrown in. (Dwayne S Cook)

Many Nova Scotians will be hitting the road this weekend to head back home after the holiday season and according to Environment Canada, the weather will co-operate with those travel plans.

Cape Breton forecast

For those travelling from Cape Breton, the forecast calls for a mix of sun and cloud with a few flurries on Saturday and lows of –3 C.

Sunday will see some light flurries changing to showers in the late afternoon with highs of 2 C.

Halifax forecast

Halifax is expecting a mix of sun and cloud as well with highs of 1 C on Saturday. On Sunday, the outlook is for flurries changing to showers in the afternoon with a high of 3 C.

No real accumulation of snow is expected.

Yarmouth forecast

In the Yarmouth area, any early morning flurries Saturday will change to a mix of sun and cloud for the afternoon. Temperatures will remain steady at 2 C.

A few flurries on Sunday will quickly change to showers as temperatures rise to 4 C.

Don't get used to the warm temperatures. By Tuesday, the daytime high across the province will be in the range of –9 C to –5 C.

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