Manitoba Blizzard: Blizzard touches down in southern Manitoba

Southern Manitoba has been hit with a serious spring storm on Wednesday.

In line with Setting Canada, the storm “crawled” into Manitoba after which stalled close to Altona. Forecasters stated they have been pissed off watching the Colorado low arrive in Manitoba after which cease. Nonetheless, the storm is unpredictable.

Gentle snow began to fall in Winnipeg simply earlier than 4 a.m., with snowfall anticipated to accentuate because the system pushes north into the Interlake. Setting Canada expects Winnipeg to be hit with 30 to 40 centimetres of snow.

The climate company famous that Westman is anticipated to get the heaviest snowfall.

Sturdy north winds will proceed to extend, at occasions gusting to 70 km/h, and blowing snow is anticipated to create rapidly deteriorating journey circumstances.

Heavy, moist snow will doubtless fall by way of Wednesday morning to noon, easing considerably into the afternoon.

The majority of Winnipeg’s snowfall is anticipated throughout this time whereas the Interlake and areas east of Lake Winnipeg will see the vast majority of their snow tonight and into Thursday.

Lighter snow will proceed to fall in a single day and all through Thursday in Winnipeg and southeastern Manitoba, lastly truly fizzling out Friday morning because the system begins to push additional east into northwestern Ontario.

As of Wednesday morning, the storm has began to reach in northwestern Ontario, which can doubtless get walloped on Thursday.

– With recordsdata from CTV’s Jill Macyshon.


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