In anticipation of the arrival of Hurricane Noel in Nova Scotia.
"Jack Beven, a hurricane specialist at the (National Hurricane Center, Miami) , said Friday that "we don't expect the center to cross the U.S. coast. The track would take the center of the system over Nova Scotia." But Mr. Beven also noted that the storm "is going to increase rather significantly in size"
Environment Canada weather warning for Lunenburg County
Easterly wind gusting up to 100 km/h Saturday. Post-tropical storm Noel will approach Nova Scotia Saturday and then track across the Gulf of St Lawrence on Sunday. The main threat with this system will be high winds and heavy rain. Gusty easterly winds to 90 to 100 km/h will develop Saturday afternoon over Nova Scotia. Along the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia winds could gust as high as 120 km/h Saturday night. Rainfall amounts of 40 to 60 millimetres are expected especially over the western half of the province. Conditions are forecast to gradually improve on Sunday.