A sprawling low pressure system brought a mixed bag of precipitation to the Maritimes on Thursday and Friday with mainly snow in the north and mixed snow, ice pellets, freezing rain and rain in the south.
Temperatures remained below freezing in Greater Moncton during the lengthy storm where about 13 cm of mixed precipitation fell.
Parts of Nova Scotia had extended periods of freezing rain and later rain as the thermometer surged amid strong southwest winds but quickly plummeted.
The storm also dumped heavy snow on eastern Ontario and southern Quebec.
Snowfall totals (cm) as of 08 February:
- Edmundston 42
- Montreal area 35-45
- Quebec City area 35-40
- Charlo 29
- Ottawa Airport 26
- Gatineau 18
- Miramichi 16
- Greater Moncton 13
(Data courtesy Environment Canada)