Environment Canada's Official Weather Warnings

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Warnings

Colchester County - Truro and south

5:01 AM ADT Sunday 23 August 2009


Rainfall warning for

Colchester County - Truro and south continued

Hurricane Bill brings heavy rain today.

This is a warning that significant rainfall is expected in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..Listen for updated statements.

Heavy rain and strong wind is forecast today as hurricane Bill is expected to track south of Nova Scotia and north of Sable Island. Rain has begun over western portions of Nova Scotia and will spread eastward this morning to reach Cape Breton by late morning. 90 to 140 millimetres of rain is currently estimated for the Atlantic coastal counties of Nova Scotia with 70 to 110 millimetres further north. With these rainfall amounts in such a short time frame..Localized flooding is anticipated. Rain should taper to showers this afternoon over Western Nova Scotia and by late afternoon over eastern mainland Nova Scotia and in the evening for Cape Breton. Wind warnings have been issued for the Atlantic coastal regions of Nova Scotia with northeast winds of 70 gusting up to 100 km/h expected. Remaining regions can expect peak wind gusts of 70 to 80 km/h.

A tropical storm warning is in effect for the Atlantic coastal regions of Nova Scotia. As Bill passes south of the province..Sustained gale force winds of 65 km/h are expected along the Atlantic coastal counties.

A hurricane watch is in effect for Guysborough County and Southern Cape Breton regions. Sustained hurricane force winds of 120 km/h could be possible in portions of eastern mainland Nova Scotia and Cape Breton today.

A tropical storm warning is in effect for all remaining areas. Sustained winds in these regions are not currently expected to reach 65 km/h, however if hurricane Bill tracks closer to the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia, these watches will have to be upgraded to warnings.

Click here to get updated warnings

Watch the weather conditions across Nova Scotia
through the links to these webcams.

1 Yarmouth

Source:
www.gov.ns.ca
2 Digby

Source:
www.independis.com
3 Lunenburg
Rum Runner Inn Webcam
Source:
rumrunnerinn.com
4 Kentville

Source:
www.kentvillepolice.ca
5 Windsor

Source:
www.martock.com
6 Halifax

Source:
halifaxwebcam.ca
7 Truro

Source:
gov.ns.ca
8 Amherst

Source:
gov.ns.ca
9 River John

Source:
www.riverjohn.com
10 Marshy Hope

Source:
gov.ns.ca
11 Mount William

Source:
gov.ns.ca
12 Pictou Causeway

Source:
gov.ns.ca
13 Antigonish
Source:
antigonishrda.ns.ca
14 Canso Causeway

Source:
gov.ns.ca
15 L'Ardoise
Source:
stpeterscable.com

Organizations: Environment Canada

Geographic location: Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, Atlantic Colchester County Sable Island Guysborough County River John Marshy Hope Mount William

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