WINNIPEG – WEATHER – Environment Canada has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the City of Winnipeg and all of Southern Manitoba.
Winter storm watch in effect for:
- City of Winnipeg
15 to 25 cm of snow with blowing snow for Tuesday and Tuesday night.
A strong low pressure system will track along the international border Tuesday bringing more snow and blowing snow to southern Manitoba. Heavy snow is expected to begin in the southwest Tuesday morning spreading quickly eastward throughout the day and continuing into Tuesday night. Current guidance indicates most the south will see 15 to 25 cm of fresh snow and locally higher amounts will be possible.
In addition, northerly winds gusting 60 to 70 km/h will develop through the day. Significant reductions to visibility in snow and blowing snow will occur at times and blizzard conditions are possible.
The snow and winds will both ease Wednesday morning as the system departs to the east.