Flash Freeze WarningIssued at 11:00 AM ADT Thursday 13 March 2014
Today temperatures will rapidly drop from above zero to well below zero. This is a warning that potentially hazardous conditions are expected in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..listen for updated statements.Details
A low pressure system tracking over Nova Scotia today is giving a mix of precipitation over the province as it tracks northeastward. Rain at times heavy over eastern regions is expected to gradually diminish this afternoon before changing over to flurries. Additional rainfall amounts of 10 to 15 millimetres are forecast over eastern sections this afternoon giving total rainfall amounts between 30 and 50 millimetres for much of the province with the passage of this system. Winter storm conditions are occurring over Northern Nova Scotia where temperatures are colder with ice pellets and freezing rain switching to periods of snow this afternoon. As this system passes on today, a cold northerly flow will cause temperatures to drop rapidly from above to well below zero. Water covered surfaces such as roadways and sidewalks may quickly become ice covered.