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WOCN31 CWHX 111925  
TROPICAL CYCLONE INFORMATION STATEMENT  
FOR EASTERN CANADA  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 4:25 P.M. ADT FRIDAY 11 OCTOBER 2019.  
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TROPICAL CYCLONE INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR:  
HALIFAX METRO AND HALIFAX COUNTY WEST  
HALIFAX COUNTY - EAST OF PORTERS LAKE  
LUNENBURG COUNTY  
QUEENS COUNTY  
SHELBURNE COUNTY  
GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY  
SYDNEY METRO AND CAPE BRETON COUNTY  
RICHMOND COUNTY.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
FOR SUB-TROPICAL STORM MELISSA.  
 
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WELL SOUTH OF CAPE COD HAS EVOLVED INTO  
SUB-TROPICAL STORM MELISSA. THIS STORM IS FORECAST TO TRACK SOUTH OF  
THE MARITIME MARINE DISTRICT TONIGHT, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. GALE TO  
STORM FORCE EASTERLY WINDS ARE FORECAST FOR THE OFFSHORE MARINE  
AREAS SOUTH OF NOVA SCOTIA.  
 
MELISSA WILL NOT AFFECT LAND AREAS OF NOVA SCOTIA EXCEPT FOR LARGE  
WAVES AND HEAVY POUNDING SURF AT THE COAST. MELISSA IS EXPECTED TO  
WEAKEN AS IT TRACKS EASTWARD WELL SOUTH OF NOVA SCOTIA.  
 
ANOTHER AREA OF LOW PRESSURE FORMING NORTH OF SUB-TROPICAL STORM  
MELISSA WILL GIVE RAINFALL TO THE MARITIMES TONIGHT AND SATURDAY.  
OVER AREAS OF SOUTHERN NOVA SCOTIA, 25 TO 45 MILLIMETRES ARE  
FORECAST. A SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT WAS ISSUED LAST NIGHT FOR THE  
POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL ASSOCIATED WITH THIS LOW.  
 
THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ON SUB-TROPICAL STORM MELISSA.  
 
FORECASTER: HATT  
 
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS ISSUED BY THE CANADIAN HURRICANE  
CENTRE AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
END/ASPC  
 
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