The storm centre has not moved much since 9 o'clock, but precipitation (shades of crimson) has already moved inland over New England and Maritime Canda. Our area of Nova Scotia is not yet bothered by rain. Weathermen say the storm is advancing at about 20 kilometres an hour but is expected to accelerate in the next 24 hours.
Winds were originally predicted to top out at 100 kilometres/hour but that has been elevated to 130, with gusts to 150 kilometres/hour. Here is the official word for Lunenburg County:
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