Alerts for: Oromocto and Sunbury County
3:35 PM AST Wednesday 26 November 2014
Winter storm warning in effect for:
- Oromocto and Sunbury County
Hazardous winter conditions are expected. Significant amounts of snow are expected.
A low pressure system approaching the Maritimes tonight will track across Nova Scotia on Thursday. Snow at times heavy will develop across much of New Brunswick this evening before tapering off on Thursday afternoon. Total snowfall amounts of 30 to 40 centimetres are expected with this system but could possibly reach 50 centimetres over parts of southeast New Brunswick. Additionally strong northerly winds developing along areas adjacent to the Gulf of St Lawrence will cause blowing snow over those regions for much of Thursday morning.
Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Public Safety Canada encourages everyone to make an emergency plan and get an emergency kit with drinking water, food, medicine, a first-aid kit and a flashlight. For information on emergency plans and kits go to http://www.getprepared.gc.ca/
Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Stay up to date with Weatheradio or your local media. Email reports of severe weather to weatherASPC@ec.gc.ca or call 1-877-815-9900. You may tweet reports using the hashtag #NBStorm.
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