A low pressure system over the Great Lakes will affect the Maritimes on Monday. A warm front associated with this system will cross the Bay of Fundy Monday afternoon. Precipitation from this system will begin early in the morning in the southwest and spread north during the afternoon. Precipitation will start as snow and change through ice pellets, freezing rain and then to rain by Monday evening. Rain will continue overnight and into Tuesday morning. Over northern and Western Nova Scotia snowfall amounts of 5 to 10 centimetres are forecast as well as a few hours of freezing rain. Locally higher rainfall amounts of up to 40 millimetres are forecast for areas along the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia from Halifax to Yarmouth. The public is advised to monitor future forecasts and warnings as warnings may be required or extended. Please monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment Canada at www.weatheroffice.gc.ca.