Heavy snow across southern Manitoba & SE Saskatchewan


From April 11 to April 13 there was a prolonged period of snow across southern Manitoba and southeastern Saskatchewan.


The snow seemed like what we would expect in the middle of winter with some areas receiving over 30 centimetres.


There were school cancellations and blowing snow caused reduced visibility and some roads were closed with a few accidents reported.


Here are some snowfall totals.


Manitoba

  • Woodlands 29-32 cm

  • Winnipeg 15-29 cm

  • Morris 23 cm

  • Minitonas 20.1 cm

  • High Bluff 19.6 cm

  • Waldersee 19.6 cm

  • Argyle 16.8 cm

  • Ste Anne 16.6 cm

  • Pinawa 15.2 cm

  • Portage La Prairie 15.2 cm

  • Whiteshell 15.2 cm

  • Durban 14.7 cm

  • Oak River 14 cm

  • Brandon 10-14 cm

  • St Pierre 13.5 cm

  • Virden 9.9 cm

  • Gardenton 9.4 cm

  • Steinbach 9.1 cm

  • Alonsa 8.9 cm

  • Emerson 8.9 cm

  • Miami 5-10 cm


Saskatchewan

  • Indian Head 20-25 cm

  • Prince Albert 3 cm

  • Strasbourg 29.5 cm

  • Vibank 26.2 cm

  • Regina 15-24 cm

  • Theadore area 20 cm

  • Spalding 16 cm

  • Melfort 15 cm

  • Codette 12 cm

  • Fort Qu'Appelle 10 cm

  • Saskatoon 2.5 cm


Based on ECCC Data