Active AlertsEatonville, NS

Rainfall Warning
Issued at Wed 3:42 PM Feb. 28
Issued by: Environment and Climate Change Canada
Description
Rain, heavy at times is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall. Locations: mainland Nova Scotia. Total rainfall: 25 to 50 mm, with locally higher amounts of 80 mm possible. Time span: today through mid-day Thursday. Similar storms in the past have caused: - hazardous driving conditions from water pooling on roadways - elevated water levels in creeks and streams - localized flooding, especially in poor drainage areas Remarks: Showers and isolated thundershowers will become more widespread this evening, with the highest rainfall amounts expected overnight and Thursday morning. Temperatures are expected to quickly fall below the freezing mark Thursday afternoon as the rain ends. Be sure to keep catch basins and storm drains clear of snow and debris. ### Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Rainfall warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NSstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #NSStorm.
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Wind Warning
Issued at Wed 3:42 PM Feb. 28
Issued by: Environment and Climate Change Canada
Recommended Action


Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds.

Description


Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

Maximum gusts: southerly up to 100 km/h.

Locations: Nova Scotia.

Time span: intensifying this evening, ending Thursday morning for the mainland and Thursday afternoon for Cape Breton.

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Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage. Utility outages may occur.

Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds.

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