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WWCN11 CWHX 181851  
RAINFALL WARNING  
FOR NOVA SCOTIA  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 3:51 P.M. ADT TUESDAY 18 SEPTEMBER 2018.  
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RAINFALL WARNING FOR:  
=NEW= QUEENS COUNTY  
SHELBURNE COUNTY  
YARMOUTH COUNTY.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
RAIN, AT TIMES HEAVY, IS EXPECTED.  
 
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PASS JUST SOUTH OF NOVA SCOTIA TONIGHT. A  
BAND OF HEAVY RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH THE SYSTEM WILL AFFECT  
SOUTHERNMOST COUNTIES THIS EVENING.  
 
THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL IS FORECAST FOR SOUTHERN SECTIONS OF THESE  
COUNTIES WHERE 50 TO 90 MM CAN BE EXPECTED. LESSER AMOUNTS OF 20 TO  
45 CAN BE EXPECTED FOR NORTHERN SECTIONS. PRECIPITATION WILL TAPER  
TO SCATTERED SHOWERS OR DRIZZLE OVERNIGHT TONIGHT.  
 
HEAVY DOWNPOURS CAN CAUSE FLASH FLOODS AND WATER POOLING ON ROADS.  
LOCALIZED FLOODING IN LOW-LYING AREAS IS POSSIBLE.  
 
RAINFALL WARNINGS ARE ISSUED WHEN SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL IS EXPECTED.  
 
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY  
ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO  
NSSTORM(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING (HASH)NSSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
END/ASPC  
 
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