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New Brunswick set for snow, freezing rain on Tuesday

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New Brunswick is set for a mixture of snow and freezing rain on Tuesday and into Wednesday.

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for most of the province, except for the coast along the Bay of Fundy, forecasting prolonged periods of snow and freezing rain.

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New Brunswick is already seeing snow over central and northern New Brunswick but it is expected to taper off this afternoon before intensifying early Tuesday morning.

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Between 10 and 20 centimetres are forecast for the central and northern areas of the province, shrinking to five centimetres in the south.

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A prolonged period of freezing rain is also possible for parts of southern and central New Brunswick.

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The Saint John River Valley is expected to receive the majority of the rain on Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday.

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