CHURCHILL – WEATHER – Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for much of Northern Manitoba. Snowfall amounts of 10-15 centimetres are likely from this weather system.
The weather service says that the cause is a low pressure tracking across the northern Prairies that will spread heavy snow into northern Manitoba beginning this afternoon. The heaviest snow will fall tonight before tapering off late Friday. In addition to the heavy snow, gusty northerly winds up to 70 km/h will develop in the wake of this system.
Snowfall warning in effect for:
Snowfall with total amounts of 10 to 15 cm is expected.
At Churchill, blizzard or near blizzard conditions may develop on Friday as the low deepens over Hudson Bay.
At this point the weather service is not predicting the storm will impact Northern Ontario communities.