Alerts for: Fredericton and Southern York County

Warnings

4:18 AM AST Monday 23 January 2017
Freezing rain warning in effect for:

  • Fredericton and Southern York County

Ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected or occurring.

An intense low pressure system will approach New Brunswick on Tuesday. Freezing rain or ice pellets will begin Tuesday morning and persist into the evening. The freezing rain will quickly change to rain along the Fundy coast. A significant duration and accumulation of freezing rain is likely before it changes to rain overnight Tuesday.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous. Ice build-up may cause tree branches to break. Utility outages may occur.

Freezing rain warnings are issued when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures creates ice build-up and icy surfaces.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.weatheraspc.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports to #NBStorm.

 

Statements

4:18 AM AST Monday 23 January 2017
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Fredericton and Southern York County

An intense low pressure system will approach New Brunswick on Tuesday. This system is expected to bring an extended period of rain, snow, ice pellets and freezing rain to the province beginning Tuesday morning. A band of ice pellets and freezing rain will move over southern portions of the province Tuesday morning and then reach northern regions by afternoon or evening. Along the Fundy coast the precipitation will quickly change to rain and then become heavy at times Tuesday night. Over extreme northern sections of the province significant snowfall is possible Tuesday night. The mixed precipitation will all come to an end on Wednesday. Gusty easterly winds will also accompany this system.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.weatheraspc.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports to #NBStorm.

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