Alerts for: Oromocto and Sunbury County
4:32 AM 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 slow moving low pressure system will track south of New Brunswick tonight and thursday. Snow will begin late this afternoon over Southern New Brunswick and intensify this evening. Snow, at times heavy, will continue overnight then taper to flurries on Thursday. The snow may change over to ice pellets at times over regions near the Bay of Fundy. Total snow and ice pellet amounts are expected to be in the range of 25 to 35 centimetres with local amounts possibly higher.
Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas. 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/
Winter Storm Warnings are issued when multiple types of severe winter weather are expected to occur together.
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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