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Maritimes getting walloped by Sunday blizzard

03/15/2015 06:00 EDT | Updated 05/15/2015 05:59 EDT
Much of the Maritimes are under blizzard, snowfall, winter storm or rainfall warnings Sunday as a winter storm is walloping the region.

In Nova Scotia, the entire province faces a weather warning, with all four labels touching different parts of the province. In Halifax, Environment Canada issued a winter storm warning and is calling for 15 to 30 centimetres of snow today, as well as some ice pellets or freezing rain. In Sydney, 25 to 45 centimetres of snow is expected.

All of P.E.I. is under a blizzard warning from Environment Canada. The province is expected to be hit with 30 to 40 centimetres of snow.

In New Brunswick, blizzard and snowfall warnings are in place for most of the province. Blizzard warnings are in effect for Saint John, Fredericton and Moncton, and all three cities could see 25 to 45 centimetres of snow.

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