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Halifax Metro and Halifax County West

Alerts in Effect

Snowfall Warning

Issued at 20:11 Wednesday 17 January 2018

Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected.

A low pressure system southwest of Nova Scotia will track northeastward along the Atlantic coast tonight to lie over Newfoundland on Thursday.

Snow has changed to freezing rain and rain across portions southwestern Nova Scotia. This changeover is expected to occur over eastern regions through the course of the night. Several hours of freezing rain is possible for some areas.

Total snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 cm are expected for most areas.


Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports using #NSStorm.

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