RCMP advise motorists of slippery road conditions

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Provost Street in downtown New Glasgow.

RCMP are advising motorists to use caution while driving.

Nova Scotia RCMP are advising motorists that the road conditions throughout the Province are snow covered and slippery today due to a on going snow storm. There have been multiple calls of cars going off the road due to slippery roads.

Motorists are reminded to plan ahead, adjust their speed and allow for extra time and stopping distance.

 

Weather forecast from Environment Canada as of 11:00 a.m.

Winter storm warning in effect.

Today, 15 December

Snow at times heavy and blowing snow. Amount 15 to 25 cm. Wind southeast 30 km/h becoming east 40 gusting to 70 this afternoon. High zero.

Tonight, 15 December

Periods of ice pellets mixed with freezing rain changing to freezing drizzle or rain showers this evening and ending after midnight then cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind east 40 km/h gusting to 70 becoming north 30 gusting to 50 near midnight then light overnight. Temperature rising to plus 2 this evening then falling.

Monday, 16 December

A mix of sun and cloud. 60 percent chance of flurries in the morning. 30 percent chance of flurries in the evening. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 late in the morning. Temperature falling to minus 5 in the afternoon.

Organizations: RCMP

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