ENVIRONMENT CANADA – Up to 70 millimetres of rain is expected for Northeastern Nova Scotia and Cape Breton.
This is a warning that significant rainfall is expected or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..Listen for updated statements.
A low pressure system over New England will track eastward to lie over Cape Breton by Thursday evening. Rain ahead of this system has started over Western Nova Scotia and will spread eastward this morning. The rain is expected to be heavy at times with amounts reaching 60 to 70 millimeters with some localized areas up to 100 millimeters by Thursday morning.
Also Les Suetes winds gusting up to 100 km/h are expected to develop this evening and continue overnight in Cape Breton from Margaree Harbour to bay St. Lawrence.