Nova Scotia

Maritimes hit with snowfall, freezing rain and winter storm warnings

Parts of the Maritimes are under snowfall, freezing rain and winter storm warnings as a low-pressure system continues to work its way across the region.

Blowing snow advisories are also in effect for parts of New Brunswick

Extreme snowfall this winter has left snow piled up on many roofs in the Maritimes. (CBC)

Parts of the Maritimes are under snowfall, freezing rain and winter storm warnings as a low-pressure system continues to work its way across the region.

In P.E.I., freezing rain warnings are in effect for Kings and Queens counties. However, Environment Canada says the precipitation will change to snow this morning.

In Prince County, Environment Canada is calling for 10 to 15 cm of snow.

In Nova Scotia, Halifax is expected to get about two cm of snow.

Environment Canada has issued snowfall warnings for six areas where it is calling for 10 to 15 cm of snow. The areas are:

  • Colchester County — Cobequid Bay
  • Colchester County North
  • Cumberland County —​ Minas Shore
  • Cumberland County North and Cobequid Pass
  • Inverness County —​ Mabou and north
  • Victoria County

In New Brunswick, snowfall warnings are in effect for Kent County, Kouchibouguac National Park, the Miramichi area, Moncton and Southeast New Brunswick. Environment Canada says 15 cm of snow should fall in these areas.

Blowing snow advisories have been issued for:

  • Bathurst and Chaleur Region
  • Campbellton and Restigouche County
  • Mount Carleton —​ Renous Highway

Environment Canada has issued a winter storm warning for the Acadian Peninsula. The weather agency is calling for 15 to cm of snow to fall there.

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