Nova Scotia

Parts of Nova Scotia could be in store for damaging wind, heavy rain Wednesday night

Environment Canada is warning a swath of the province, including the Halifax area, may be in store for heavy rainfall and winds of up to 100 km/h from Wednesday night to Thursday morning.

Weather system could cause power outages and dangerous driving conditions, agency says

Ryan Snoddon's Nova Scotia weather forecast for Nov. 29

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Ryan Snoddon's Nova Scotia weather forecast for Nov. 29.

Environment Canada says a swath of Nova Scotia, including the Halifax area, may be in store for damaging winds and heavy rainfall from Wednesday night to Thursday morning.

The agency has issued weather warnings for every region in the province. 

It says a cold front is approaching that could bring southerly winds of up to 100 km/h, as well as up to 60 millimetres of rain. 

Meanwhile in Cape Breton, Inverness County from Mabou northward could face winds of up to 140 km/h.

The agency is advising that power outages, downed tree branches and dangerous driving conditions are possible.

The wind and rainfall warnings may be expanded as the cold front approaches, it says.

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