Environment Canada issued a winter storm warning for Greater Moncton and Southeastern New Brunswick for this weekend.
A low pressure system is forecast to develop and intensify as it moves northeastward along a trough off Nova Scotia.
Rain is expected to change quickly to flurries and light snow by late Saturday as the low approaches.
Total snowfall amounts of 20 to 30 cm is forecast for the above mentioned regions.
Strong northerly winds will cause blowing snow, especially over open and exposed areas.