I hate hearing studded tires on pavement, but I finally caved yesterday and booked an appointment for tomorrow (Wednesday) to get my tires switched to my winter tires.

Low and behold, guess what else is happening tomorrow?

Antigonish County
4:30 AM AST Tuesday 22 November 2011
Snowfall warning for
Antigonish County issued

Snowfall amounts of up to 15 to 30 cm are forecast for Wednesday afternoon and evening.

This is a warning that significant snowfall is expected or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..Listen for updated statements.

A low pressure system approaching from the Southern United States will move northeast to lie southwest of Nova Scotia by Wednesday evening. A cold airmass over the region will likely result in precipitation beginning as snow for most areas with a changeover to rain for the Atlantic coast. Currently rainfall amounts of up to 40 millimetres are forecast for the Atlantic coast with snowfall amounts of up to 10 to 15 cm further inland. For the Annapolis Valley and northern areas of mainland Nova Scotia snow is forecast giving amounts of up to 20 to 30 cm.

Currently for Cape Breton snowfall amounts are not expected to reach warning criteria, but uncertainties in the storm intensity and track may require further warnings to be issued. There is also a chance that rainfall warnings may be required for Southwestern Nova Scotia along the Atlantic coast.