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Storm Nicole to bring wind, rain to Atlantic Canada

HALIFAX –


Environment Canada says a tropical storm set to make landfall in Florida presumably as a Category 1 hurricane later immediately or tomorrow is predicted to bring a fall storm over the East Coast.


Meteorologist Bob Robichaud says he expects to see on Saturday heavy rain in New Brunswick and important wind gusts in Nova Scotia due to storm Nicole.


Robichaud says that as a result of the tropical storm is being carefully adopted by a winter storm system, Newfoundland and Labrador may even see freezing rain or snow Saturday evening into Sunday morning.


The freezing rain and snow might also impression the northeastern area of Quebec.


Robichaud says this climate system doesn’t seem to be practically as excessive as post-tropical storm Fiona, which hit the Atlantic area in late September and brought about widespread energy outages.


He says, nevertheless, that outages over the weekend are potential, significantly alongside the japanese shore of Nova Scotia and in Cape Breton, the place excessive winds are anticipated.


This report by The Canadian Press was first printed Nov. 9, 2022.


This story was produced with the monetary help of the Meta and Canadian Press News Fellowship.

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