Alerts for: City of Winnipeg – Environment Canada

Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected.

A Colorado Low will spread several waves of heavy snow over portions of southern Manitoba and southern Saskatchewan Sunday through Monday. Storm total snowfall with this system will generally fall into the 10 to 20 centimetre range, however localized regions could see total snowfall accumulations possibly reach 20 to 25 centimetres. Please refer to local forecasts for location-specific detail on snowfall timing and amounts.

This storm will impact travel conditions. Highway conditions in Saskatchewan are provided by the Government of Saskatchewan at: http://hotline.gov.sk.ca/map.html Highway conditions in Manitoba are provided by the Manitoba Government at: http://www.manitoba511.ca/ This event is part of a major winter storm that will affect Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and a wide swath of the United States including Montana, the Dakotas, and Minnesota. Snowfall is expected to gradually taper off Monday afternoon through Tuesday.

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow. If visibility is reduced while driving, slow down, watch for tail lights ahead and be prepared to stop. For information on emergency plans and kits go to http://www.getprepared.gc.ca/ Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.storm.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #MBStorm. (Source: Environment Canada)