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Alerts in Effect

Special Weather Statement

Issued at 21:30 Wednesday 05 October 2022

Significant rainfall is possible Thursday.

Total rainfall: 45 to 80 mm. Locally higher amounts near 100 mm possible.

Locations: central and eastern Nova Scotia, including Halifax Metro.

Time span: Thursday.

Remarks: Rain is expected to intensify Thursday morning and will become heavy, at times with embedded thunderstorms. Rainfall rates could be as high as 20 mm per hour. This may cause water pooling on roads and ponding in areas of compromised drainage. There is some uncertainty in the exact locations that will receive the highest storm totals from this event. Rainfall warnings may be required. Rainfall will taper off from west to east beginning Thursday evening.


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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