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Weekend weather in Nova Scotia will bring sprinkle of snow on Sunday

Low temperatures April 8Nova Scotia will have a mostly a showery and foggy Friday night with sunny breaks coming Saturday afternoon and Sunday.

We'll see a dip in temperatures Saturday night, followed by a low rolling in from the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday. That combination will likely produce periods of snow for the province.

Environment Canada has issued a winter storm watch for Halifax Metro and Halifax County West.

Friday night

Periods of rain will continue tonight in Cape Breton before easing to showers overnight. Scattered showers and fog patches are expected for the rest of Nova Scotia.

Low temperatures across Nova Scotia on Friday night will range from 2 C in Lunenburg to 7 C in Sydney. (Kalin Mitchell/CBC)

Saturday temperatures and rain April 8Winds will continue to diminish Friday night, dropping to 20 km/h and gusting to 40 km/h near midnight. In Cape Breton, some gusts will continue to reach 40 km/h to 60 km/h.

Expect low temperatures of 2 C to 6 C.


Saturday will be cloudy, with patches of fog to start the day. Some showers will linger in the morning for Cape Breton.

Sunny breaks are expected Saturday afternoon and early evening before sunset.

Winds will be southwest, 20 km/h gusting to 40 km/h. We'll feel high temperatures of 6 C to 10 C.

Some parts of Nova Scotia will see lingering showers Saturday afternoon. (Kalin Mitchell/CBC)

The cloudiness will increase on Saturday night as temperatures fall. Lows will be as cool as –2 C to 0 C for most of the mainland, remaining slightly milder around 0 C to 2 C in Cape Breton.

Just after midnight, a mix of showers will turn to snow around Nova Scotia, continuing into Sunday morning.


Periods of snow are expected across mainland Nova Scotia on Sunday morning, with a mix of rain and wet snow for Pictou, Guysborough and Cape Breton.

Much of Nova Scotia will see at least a sprinkling of snow on Sunday. (Kalin Mitchell/CBC)

Snowfall amounts will vary, especially given the mix in the northeast and Cape Breton.

Generally we'll see between 2 cm and 10 cm for the South Shore, 5 cm and 15 cm for the Annapolis Valley and 5 cm and 10 cm for the Halifax region.

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