Snow beginning by this afternoon will give between 15 to 25 cm by Thursday morning.
This is a warning that significant snowfall is expected in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..Listen for updated statements.
A low pressure system near Cape Cod this morning will pass south of Nova Scotia tonight and will move east of the region on Thursday. Snow will develop over Southwestern Nova Scotia this morning and spread northeastward during the day reaching Cape Breton by evening. Over Southwestern Nova Scotia and along parts of the Atlantic coast the snow will likely change to rain at times. The highest snowfall amounts are likely to be for inland areas of Central and Western Nova Scotia where between 15 and 25 cm are possible by Thursday morning. Over northern sections and where snow changes to rain along the coast up to 15 cm are possible. In addition strong northeast winds will develop this afternoon giving reduced visibilities in blowing snow.
The January 12, 2011 Regular Meeting of the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board has been postponed due to the inclement weather forecast for later today.
The meeting has been rescheduled to Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. and will take place in the CCRSB boardroom, 60 Lorne Street, Truro, NS