February 13, 2019 6:42 am
Updated: February 13, 2019 7:18 pm

Strong winter storm brings upwards of 40 cm of snow to New Brunswick

WATCH: Schools and businesses have been shut down and many New Brunswickers are now left digging out. Callum Smith has the details.


A strong winter storm is bringing significant snowfall to New Brunswick Wednesday.

Environment Canada has issued a winter storm warning for the entire province.

WATCH: Jeremy Keefe gives us the weather forecast for the Maritimes for Feb. 13. 

Total snowfall amounts across the province are expected to range between 20 to 40 cm.

That snowfall, coupled with strong winds, is expected to greatly reduce visibility on the roads.

As of Wednesday morning, delays and cancellations were being reported.

Saint John Transit has suspended service as of Wednesday morning, and will be updating the situation later on in the day.

As well, Saint john has issued a temporary overnight parking ban for the south and central peninsula. The ban is effective from 11 p.m. Wednesday until 7 a.m. Thursday. There will be no on-street parking allowed in the area. Vehicles that are parked on the street may be ticketed or towed.

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