Friday, September 29, 2017

First Freeze of the Season Possible Throughout Northern Maine and all of New Brunswick Overnight

National Weather Service Caribou ME
316 PM EDT Fri Sep 29 2017

Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-Northern Somerset-
Northern Piscataquis-Northern Penobscot-Southeast Aroostook-
Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska,
Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren,
Mars Hill, Baker Lake, Billy-Jack Depot, Baxter St Park,
Chamberlain Lake, Churchill Dam, Mount Katahdin, Millinocket,
East Millinocket, Patten, Medway, Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman,
and Smyrna Mills
316 PM EDT Fri Sep 29 2017


The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a Freeze
Warning...which is in effect from midnight tonight to 8 AM EDT
Saturday. The Freeze Watch is no longer in effect.

* TEMPERATURES...In the upper 20s to low 30s.

* TIMING...Late tonight into early Saturday Morning.

* IMPACTS...damage to unprotected sensitive vegetation.


A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other
sensitive vegetation.


3:47 PM ADT Friday 29 September 2017
Frost advisory in effect for:

Fredericton and Southern York County
Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas.

Temperatures are forecast to drop below zero in northwestern New Brunswick, and to near zero elsewhere, beginning near midnight. Frost is expected, except near the coast where northerly winds blow onshore.

Take preventative measures to protect frost-sensitive plants and trees.

Frost advisories are issued when temperatures are expected to reach the freezing mark during the growing season, leading to potential damage and destruction to plants and crops.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports using #NBStorm.

Surprise End of September Rainstorm For Nova Scotia Event Summary

Weather summary
for Nova Scotia
updated by Environment Canada
at 6:43 a.m. ADT Friday 29 September 2017.


The persistent airmass which brought record breaking temperatures
and very humid conditions has finally left the Maritimes. This
departure was marked by significant rainfall over large portions of
Nova Scotia and some localised flooding. Some of the highest numbers
were in central and southern Cape Breton Island.

The following is a summary of weather event information received by
Environment Canada as of 6:30 AM ADT Friday.

Summary of rainfall in millimetres:

1. Cape Breton Island

Eskasoni: 100
Castle Bay: 93
Iona: 81
Sydney: 75
St. Andrew's Channel: 74
Louisbourg: 68
Sydney Forks: 66
Hays River: 57
Baddeck: 51
Waddens Cove: 51
Sydney Airport: 49
Ingonish Beach: 47
Port Caledonia 46
Northeast Margaree: 42
Cheticamp: 39

2. Mainland Nova Scotia

Debert: 69
Enfield: 66
Kejimkujik: 62
New Ross: 61
Caribou Point: 60
Kentville: 57
Halifax International Airport: 60
Greenwood: 54
Upper Stewiacke: 52
Bedford Range: 55
Pictou Landing 50
Collingwood Corner 49
Western Head: 52
Malay Falls: 42
Parrsboro: 41
Tracadie: 40
Brier Island: 36
Yarmouth: 22

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

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