Ontario: Conditions to deteriorate as snow intensifies, risk of 25+ cm
Trout Stream, NB
Alerts in Effect
Special Weather StatementIssued at 08:53 Wednesday 26 February 2020
Significant snowfall expected Thursday afternoon and Thursday night.
Total snowfall: 20 to 30 cm, with lesser amounts along the Fundy coast.
Maximum wind gusts: near 80 km/h along the Fundy coast.
Locations: Most of New Brunswick. Snow will change to rain for areas near the Fundy coast, reducing snowfall amounts there.
Time span: Thursday afternoon through Friday morning.
Remarks: Snow is expected to spread across New Brunswick from west to east beginning Thursday afternoon and will become heavy at times Thursday night before tapering to flurries Friday morning. Strong east to northeast winds will give occasional blowing snow Thursday evening. Over southern parts of the province the snow could mix with or change to ice pellets for a time on Thursday evening, and along the Fundy coast the precipitation is expected to change to rain Thursday night.
Motorists should anticipate poor driving conditions due to low visibility and accumulating snow on roads late on Thursday and into Thursday night, possibly carrying over into Friday morning in some areas.
Snowfall warnings have been issued for most of southern New Brunswick and will likely be extended this afternoon to northern New Brunswick.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NBstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NBStorm.