Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Early January Winter Storms Update Eight

Early January Winter Storms Update Seven

Early January Winter Storms Update Six

Antigonish County
Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

A low pressure system approaching from the west will move into the region today. It will then slowly track northeastward to lie north of Prince Edward Island by Thursday afternoon.

Southeasterly wind gusts up to 90 km/h are occurring for parts of the Atlantic coast and will increase to 100  km/h for northeastern regions of the province by this afternoon as the low pressure system intensifies further. Winds are expected to subside beginning this afternoon over central regions of the province and this evening for northeastern regions. Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.

Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports using #NSStorm.