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Margaree Centre, NS

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Rainfall Warning

Issued at 7:28 a.m. ADT Monday 22 September 2014
Summary

Rain, at times heavy, is expected. A low pressure system over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will move away to the northeast today. Rain at times heavy, will end from west to east across the region later this morning. Total rainfall amounts of 50 to 70 millimeters with possibly locally higher amounts are expected for Cape Breton and parts of eastern mainland Nova Scotia.

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Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Rainfall Warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected. Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Stay up to date with Weatheradio or your local media. Email reports of severe weather to weatherASPC@ec.gc.ca or call 1-877-815-9900. You may tweet reports using the hashtag #NSStorm.

Wind Warning

Issued at 4:56 a.m. ADT Monday 22 September 2014
Summary

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring. A low pressure system over southwestern Nova Scotia will track across the Maritimes to lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence later this morning. Strong southerly winds gusting up to 90 kilometres per hour are expected this morning for Cape Breton and parts of eastern mainland Nova Scotia.

Details

Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds. Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds. Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Stay up to date with Weatheradio or your local media. Email reports of severe weather to weatherASPC@ec.gc.ca or call 1-877-815-9900. You may tweet reports using the hashtag #NSStorm.



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