Thursday, March 03, 2016

Early March Southern Maritimes Nor'Easter

3:44 PM AST Thursday 03 March 2016
Special weather statement in effect for:
  • Halifax Metro and Halifax County West
A low pressure system is forecast to develop off the American Eastern Seaboard on Friday and track south of the Maritimes Saturday. Latest indications suggest that this system could give significant snowfall as well as strong easterly winds mainly to eastern portions of Nova Scotia on Saturday. However, a slight shift northward in track could push significant snowfall back across western portions of the province.

Environment Canada will continue to monitor the development of this potential storm providing updates as new information becomes available.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports to #NSStorm.

Winter Storm Quo Event Summary