• Kyle Brookings

What Atlantic Canada Can Expect From Tropical Depression Six


It is looking increasingly likely that Tropical Depression Six will have an impact on Atlantic Canada.


This morning the Canadian Hurricane Centre issued a Tropical cyclone information statement for Fundy National Park, Grand Lake, and Queens County, Grand Manan and Coastal Charlotte County, Kent County, Moncton, and Southeast New Brunswick, Saint John and County, St. Stephen and Northern Charlotte County, Sussex - Kennebecasis Valley and Kings County in New Brunswick, All of Nova Scotia and all of Prince Edward Island.


By Friday morning the storm is expected to weaken to a post-tropical storm.


At this time we expect gusty winds for some areas. The strongest winds typically occur in the right front quadrant of the storm. Winds should not exceed 100 km/h.


The southern half of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island could see 50 to 75 mm of rain with higher amounts possible locally. Elsewhere in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, rainfall amounts will range from 10 to 20 mm.


Some coastal areas may see high surf and moderate waves. Some coastal damage is possible.


As of this morning, the maximum sustained winds remain near 55 km/h with higher gusts.


Tropical Depression Six is expected to become Tropical Storm Erin later today or tonight.


Remember to keep checking back for updates.


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