AMHERST – Rainfall and winter storm warning are in effect for the area.
Environment Canada warns of a further 30 millimetres of rain is being forecasted on top of yesterday’s ice pellets and rain. Northern Nova Scotia may see close to 15 centimetres of snow before it tapers to flurries later on Tuesday.
Rain at times heavy changing to freezing rain this afternoon. Wind northeast 30 km/h gusting to 50. Temperature falling to minus 3 this afternoon.
Tonight, freezing rain changing to ice pellets this evening then to periods of snow and blowing snow near midnight. Snow and ice pellet amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind northeast 40 km/h gusting to 60. Low minus 4.
For Tuesday, periods of snow and blowing snow. Amount 10 cm. Wind north 50 km/h gusting to 70 diminishing to 30 gusting to 50 in the evening. High minus 2.