Sometimes winter weather can be a pain to clear and to travel in. However, a fresh blanket of flakes can also transform cities and towns into stunning winter wonderlands. Halifax weather had the city looking like a snow globe as the second of three winter storms in a week hit the area.

There's a whole lot of active weather moving through Atlantic Canada with three storms impacting the region in a short period of time.

The second system had flakes falling on February 11 and through to the next day as well. 

Environment Canada issued a special weather statement for the city because of how the weather could affect the morning commute. 

Schools, businesses and even government offices either closed for the day or had delayed openings.

Only 10 centimetres were forecasted to collect, which isn't an epic accumulation like what happened in Newfoundland in January but still enough to have a big impact. 

While it might not be something people hope for, this burst of blizzard-like conditions made Halifax look magical.

As the snow was falling in the evening and through to the morning hours, people shared photos and videos of how the capital transformed into a snow globe.

These beautiful scenes will continue because there's not that much time until the next system will pass through.

The third one will move into the region on February 13, following up this snow-maker with yet another round of the white stuff arriving in the morning.

"This will be a weaker system with less wind, but a large swath of 10-20 cm of snow is likely for the southern and central Maritimes," said meteorologist Doug Gillham from The Weather Network

Despite how beautiful everything looks when there's a fresh layer of snow, there is relief on the way.

High pressure will begin to build into Atlantic Canada on Valentine's Day and the following day so there will be a break from the wet weather. 

Parts of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland could get some additional snowfall on February 14 because of the winds but it'll be clear and chilly the next day across the region.

* Cover image used for illustrative purposes only.

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