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Heavy rain alert issued for Halifax and area

Rain, heavy at times is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall
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WEATHER ALERT
ENVIRONMENT CANADA
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Rainfall warning in effect for:
  • Halifax Metro and Halifax County West

Rain, heavy at times is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall.

A developing low pressure system approaching from the Great Lakes will continue to spread light snow across western portions of the province tonight and transition into rain at times heavy for mainland Nova Scotia by Saturday afternoon.

Rainfall totals up to 30 millimetres are possible, especially along the Atlantic coastline and Cape Breton with rain tapering off by Sunday morning.

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 ec.weatheraspc.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NSStorm.

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