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Christmas wind warning for Cumberland County

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Today's forecast

Environment Canada issued a wind warning for the region Christmas morning for areas of Cumberland County and the Cobequid Pass. Strong winds that can cause damage is expected.

Very strong and gusty west to southwest winds are forecast to develop over western areas of the province this afternoon and over eastern areas by this evening. These winds are expected to gust to 90 km/h over many areas with gusts to 110 km/h over exposed areas near the coast. These winds will diminish over western areas this evening. Over eastern areas winds will gradually diminish overnight.

During high tide near noon today, higher than normal water levels can be expected along the Atlantic coast.

 

Local weather

For today, Environment Canada predicts snow beginning this morning changing through ice pellets and freezing rain to rain late this afternoon.

Snow and ice pellet amount 5 to 10 cm. Rainfall amount 2 to 4 mm. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming east 40 gusting to 60 late this morning then west 60 gusting to 90 late this afternoon. High plus 2.

Overnight, rain ending early evening then partly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind west 60 km/h gusting to 90 diminishing to 40 gusting to 60 late this evening. Low minus 8.

Environment Canada issued a wind warning for the region Christmas morning for areas of Cumberland County and the Cobequid Pass. Strong winds that can cause damage is expected.

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