Monday, December 14, 2015

Mid-December Winter Storm Update Three

Mid-December Winter Storm Update Two

4:04 PM AST Monday 14 December 2015
Snowfall warning in effect for:
  • Prince County P.E.I.
Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 25 cm is expected.

Snow is forecast to begin over western Prince Edward Island late tonight and will become heavy at times early Tuesday morning. The snow will likely mix with ice pellets over some areas Tuesday afternoon. Total accumulations are forecast to reach 15 to 25 cm before tapering to flurries or showers Tuesday evening.
Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations.

Snowfall warnings are issued when significant snowfall is expected.

Mid-December Winter Storm Update One

10:47 AM AST Monday 14 December 2015
Rainfall warning in effect for:
  • Saint John and County
An intense winter storm will bring a mixture of snow, ice pellets and freezing rain over New Brunswick tonight and Tuesday. For regions along the Fundy coast the precipitation will fall mainly as rain, with the heavier rain later tonight and Tuesday. A total of up to 40 millimetres of rain is expected.
Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.

Rainfall warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.

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

10:46 AM AST Monday 14 December 2015
Freezing rain warning in effect for:
  • Fredericton and Southern York County
Ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected or occurring.

A winter storm will bring a wintry mix of weather today, tonight and Tuesday. Periods of snow then become mixed with or change to ice pellets tonight, with a risk of freezing rain. The ice pellets will change to freezing rain late overnight or early Tuesday morning then back to ice pellets or snow later Tuesday afternoon.
Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous. Beware of branches or electrical wires that could break under the weight of ice.

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