Rainfall warnings issued across Cape Breton
Rainfall warning in effect for:
Cape Breton Island
Significant winter storm to give heavy rain. Total rainfall: 30 to 50 mm. Maximum wind gusts: 70 km/h. Locations: eastern mainland Nova Scotia and Cape Breton. Time span: Friday evening until Saturday morning. Remarks: Rain at times heavy will changeover to an extended period of ice pellets or freezing rain early Saturday morning over eastern mainland Nova Scotia then over Cape Breton Saturday morning. All areas will changeover to snow Saturday morning.
Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Rainfall warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.