Environment Canada reports that wind gusts peaked at 93 km/h in Moncton today which was strong enough to tear the roof off a dry cleaning business.(photo above)
Yesterday, at least 10 new record highs were set including 11.8°C at Greater Moncton Airport, 11.2°C in Bouctouche and 11.1°C in Alma.
The previous record in Moncton was 8.3°C from 2008.
Nine communities have also broken record highs today including Moncton at 14.1°C and Kouchibouguac at 13.5°C.
The hotspot in Canada today is Cheticamp, Nova Scotia at 16.7°C.