Sunday, January 17, 2016

Mid-January Nor'Easter Event Summary

Weather summary
for Nova Scotia
updated by Environment Canada
at 10:30 a.m. AST Sunday 17 January 2016.


A low pressure system moved from the Gulf of Maine to southeast of
Nova Scotia through Saturday into Sunday morning. It spread mainly
snow and ice pellets over the province on Saturday into the
overnight period. There were fairly high winds and blowing snow over
many areas.

The following is a summary of weather event information received by
Environment Canada as of 10:30 AM Sunday.

Total snowfall and ice pellet amounts in centimetres:

Yarmouth 8
Port Maitland 13
Bridgetown 15
Greenwood 29
Waterville 17
Kentville 18
New Ross 30
Hammonds Plains 15
Pockwock Lake 20
Halifax Intl. Airport 40
Enfield 27
Shearwater 12
Dartmouth 14
Rawdon 42
Upper Stewiacke 19
Truro 20
New Glasgow 25
Trafalgar 34
Collegeville 35
Antigonish Harbour 43
Sydney 23
Baddeck Forks 18

Strongest wind gusts in kilometres per hour:

Baccaro Point 95
Hart Island 82

Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial
information and does not constitute a complete or final report.