Second major storm of the season

A wintry downtown Moncton, 27 Dec 2012 (TWN)

A wintry downtown Moncton, 27 Dec 2012 (TWN)

Greater Moncton was walloped with 29.2 cm of heavy,wet snow overnight along with freezing rain and rain.

The storm also dropped 38 cm on Gagetown, 25 cm in Kouchibouguac and 22 cm in Fredericton.

Rain fell mainly along the Fundy and Atlantic coasts with 34 mm  reported on Grand Manan Island.

The same storm system buried Montreal under 45 cm of snow – a single day snow record.

Meantime, Environment Canada is tracking another system which could bring more snow and high winds to Nova Scotia and New Brunswick on Sunday.

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