This will feel a little bit like deja vu for many of us across the Maritimes. Several weather warnings have been issued by Environment Canada, including a winter storm warning for Moncton and Southeast New Brunswick, a snowfall warning for the Saint John region and a rainfall warning for the Halifax area.
Meteorologist Richard Zurawski says the Saint John and Moncton regions will receive similar conditions.
“We’re looking at anywhere between 20 to 30 centimetres of snow, with wind gusts of between 90 and 100 kilometres per hour.
Whereas in Halifax, the conditions will be much different.
“In Halifax, it looks like it will all be rain and wind. Most of the rain should be between 40 and 60 millimetres.”
Zurawski says it is going started tonight, and last all day tomorrow.
“It’s going to last all through Sunday and then probably taper off Monday and still be a wind event. That is the other side of this storm, it is very similar to the last storm we had in terms of the wind.”
He says one of the other disconcerting things about this storm is that it is going to stall. It’s going to stall between the Maritimes and Newfoundland and swirl round and round and round.
Once this storm is over, don’t put away the snow shovels and umbrellas just yet. Zurawski says there is another system expected to move in on Wednesday next week.