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A mixture of snow and freezing rain is heading towards New Brunswick



Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warning for most provinces today.

The weather agency said a low-pressure system would begin when snow in western New Brunswick early Friday and travel east across the province throughout the day.

This system is expected to travel right north of the Maritimes on Saturday.

Environment Canada has also issued special weather statements for the Acadian Peninsula, Bathurst and the Chaleur region, Campbellton Region and Restouche, Saint John area, St.

In the Fundy region, about 10 cm of snow is estimated and will be followed by 20 mm of rain.

"Travel conditions will be affected this afternoon and tonight," the weather agency said in a statement.

Meanwhile, in the Chaleur region, between 10 and 15 cm of snow is estimated. Environment Canada says snowfall will begin in the area around midday.

The snow turned into very cold rain

The snow will eventually turn into frozen rain all night in the southern part of the province. Northern New Brunswick can expect freezing rain to last overnight.

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"Freezing rain will then turn into rain or drizzle when temperatures rise above overnight freezing in the south, and head for Saturday morning in the north," said Environment Canada.

Weather bodies remind drivers to adjust their driving to road conditions, because surfaces such as roads, roads, trails and parking lots are cold.


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