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Rainfall warning continues for Halifax Friday

'We are expecting more rain this afternoon, about another 15 to 25 mm for the city,' said Canadian Hurricane Centre meteorologist Ian Hubbard
(Courtesy of Canadian Hurricane Centre)

Halifax remains under a rainfall warning Friday morning, this as Post-Tropical Storm Michael is on track to pass south of Nova Scotia.

A meteorologist with the Canadian Hurricane Centre said the rain we received Thursday and overnight was from another system.

"We are expecting more rain this afternoon, about another 15 to 25 mm for the city and we still have rainfall warnings in effect for that," Ian Hubbard told NEWS 95.7's The Rick Howe Show.

Up to 35 mm is expected to fall over southern coastal areas of the province.

Environment Canada said localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible and heavy downpours could cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

Hubbard said Michael is still a very intense storm.

"It's going to be passing just south of Sable Island around midnight and it will continue on south of the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland and kind of out to sea from there."

The forecast looks better for the weekend.

"After this passes through, we're going to get into some northwest winds, a little bit cooler temperatures, but mostly sunny skies for the weekend," Hubbard said.


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