Another winter storm hammers New Brunswick

Another blast of winter continued to hammer New Brunswick into Friday night with snow, wind and extremely cold temperatures.

Blowing snow and wind chill warnings continue

Another blast of winter continued to hammer New Brunswick into Friday night with snow, wind and extremely cold temperatures.

The storm wreaked havoc throughout the day, causing traffic accidents and cancellations.

Police are advising people to stay home.

Environment Canada has issued blowing snow warnings for some areas, including Saint John and County, while windchill warnings remain in effect for much of the northern part of the province.

In some areas, temperatures felt close to - 40 Celsius with the windchill factor.

"We'd rather be out in the South," said Alan Cherette, who was busy making business deliveries in Saint John.

"We've still got to do our jobs. Take one customer at a time, freeze our ears off, heat them up and start over," he said.

"It's very good for business," said Ashley Zelward, a heating specialist with E-Zee Gas Services in Saint John.

Many of her customers were just getting over the recent power outages caused by last week's ice storm, she said. The cold snap has brought a new set a problems.

"A lot of the calls we receive are clogged vents outside," from a build up of snow and ice, said Zelward.

Environment Canada is calling for a warming trend starting Sunday, followed by snow, ice pellets, freezing rain, rain, wind and milder conditions on Monday.

Temperatures may hit double digits in some areas, the agency predicts.