Weather and cancellations - Mar. 27

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As Nova Scotians dig out of this winter bomb, take a look here to see if you'll be affected by any business, group or organizations delay or cancellation today. If you have a cancelation, email or tweet @ngnews.

People dig out after the winter wallop last night.

NOTE: Delivery of paper copies of The News may be delayed this morning due to the inclement weather.



- All CCRSB schools are closed today due to the weather and road conditions. This also means that all after school activities are also cancelled.

-The Chignecto East Regional Science Fair scheduled for to begin today at the Pictou Campus of the NSCC in Stellarton has been cancelled due to expected weather and road conditions. The Fair will be rescheduled for next week, tentatively for April 2 & 3. Please watch this website for confirmation of the date.

-For the safety of both clients and staff, all Pictou CountyScotiabank branches will have a delayed opening of noon today.



Service area: New Glasgow/Pictou County, Trenton between Duke and Park Rd, Little Harbor Rd to Woodburn, Sutherland to Ardness and Laggen     

Time outage reported: 6:32 AM, Mar.27, 2014     

Number of people affected: 133

Estimated restoration time: 6:45 PM, Mar.27, 2014     Caused by


Northwest winds gusting up to 100 km/h today.

An intense low pressure system east of Cape Breton will track over Newfoundland today. Strong northwest winds gusting up to 100 km/h are expected in the wake of the low over Eastern Nova Scotia. Another 5 to 10 centimetres of snow is expected over Northwestern Cape Breton. This snow combined with the strong winds will give reduced visibilities in blowing snow today.


Organizations: CCRSB News

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