© JOHN BRANNEN - THE NEWS
A look up the East River Rd this morning.
Special weather statement for Pictou County: Potential snowstorm for Sunday for all of Nova Scotia.
On Saturday a low pressure system is forecast to develop over the Southeastern United States and is expected to intensify as it moves towards Atlantic Canada during the day. There is the potential for significant snow, strong winds and blowing snow on Sunday for much of Mainland Nova Scotia and Cape Breton. A change over to rain is possible along the Atlantic coast Sunday afternoon. A return to colder temperatures will occur Sunday night and Monday.
Environment Canada will continue to monitor the development of this storm providing updates as new information becomes available. Those planning travel or other weather-sensitive activities for Sunday are advised to monitor future forecasts for more information and any warnings that may be required.
The public is advised to monitor future forecasts and warnings as warnings may be required or extended.
Please monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment Canada at www.weatheroffice.gc.ca.
PICTOU COUNTY WEATHER:
Today, 13 December
A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries this morning and early this afternoon. Flurries beginning this afternoon. Amount 2 cm. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High minus 8. Cold wind chill minus 27 this morning.
Tonight, 13 December
Flurries. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Local blowing snow. Wind northwest 20 km/h increasing to 40 gusting to 60 this evening. Low minus 19 except minus 14 along the Strait. Cold wind chill minus 33.
Saturday, 14 December
Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries in the morning. Clearing late in the evening. Local blowing snow early in the morning. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40. High minus 14. Cold wind chill minus 29.
Sunday, 15 December
Snow. Local blowing snow. Windy. Low minus 17 except minus 11 along the Strait. High minus 1.
Monday, 16 December
Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Windy. Low minus 4. High minus 4.
Tuesday, 17 December
Sunny. Low minus 14. High minus 6.
Wednesday, 18 December
Periods of snow. Low minus 6. High minus 2.
Thursday, 19 December
A mix of sun and cloud. Low minus 7. High minus 2.