WINNIPEG – WEATHER – Snow will hit Northern Manitoba over today and into Saturday according to Environment Canada.
Special weather statement in effect for:
- Island Lake
- Oxford House and Gods Lake
- Red Sucker Lake
More snow is expected for tonight and Saturday across northern Manitoba.
Another disturbance is expected to bring more snow to central and northern Manitoba today tonight and Saturday. A few centimetres will fall early today ahead of heavier snowfall moving into The Pas and Flin Flon areas this evening. A swath of 10 to 15 cm of snow is expected to stretch from the Pas to Norway House to Island Lake and as far north as Lynn Lake to Split Lake to Gillam. The exact speed and track of this disturbance is uncertain at this time so some areas could see 15 to 25 cm by Saturday evening.
Snowfall warnings will be issued once certainty of onset and amounts is known. However, travel will once again be difficult is some parts of northern Manitoba beginning tonight and continuing through Saturday.
Heading into Northern Ontario warmer temperatures are likely to turn snow into rain.
For Sandy Lake: Wet snow changing to rain late this evening and ending before morning then partly cloudy. Temperature rising to 7 by morning. Saturday: Mainly cloudy. Periods of rain beginning near noon. Rain mixed with snow late in the afternoon. Temperature falling to plus 2 in the afternoon. Cloudy with 40 percent chance of rain showers or flurries. Low minus 1.
Fort Severn / Washaho Cree Nation: Friday – A mix of sun and cloud. High minus 1. Tonight, becoming cloudy this evening. Periods of snow beginning overnight. Amount 2 cm. Wind becoming east 20 km/h after midnight. Low minus 3 with temperature rising to plus 1 by morning.
Sat, 15 Oct: Snow changing to rain mixed with snow near noon. Snowfall amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind northeast 30 km/h. High plus 3.
Night Flurries or rain showers. Low zero.