Snowfall totals and wind gusts from Manitoba and Saskatchewan storm


Photo: Carole Chantler, Souris, MB.

A powerful Colorado low has hit Manitoba and portions of Saskatchewan. The storm delivered heavy snow, blowing snow and strong wind gusts and has been ongoing since Wednesday morning.


Several highways and roads were closed on Wednesday and a number of highways are still closed.


Manitoba snowfall amounts

  • Kilarney 60 cm

  • Selkirk 45 cm

  • St Andrews 38 cm

  • Morden 35 cm

  • Sandy Hook 32 cm

  • St Clements 31 cm

  • Great Falls 30 cm

  • Waldersee 30 cm

  • Winnipeg 20-30 cm

  • Pinawa 29 cm

  • Argyle 26 cm

  • Brandon Airport 12

  • Somerset 19-26 cm

  • Silver Harbour 25 cm

  • Whiteshell 21 cm

  • Douglas 24 cm

  • Neepawa 20 cm

  • Portage la Prairie 19 cm

  • Oak River 18 cm

  • High Bluff 16 cm

  • Virden 15 cm

  • Miami 13 cm

  • Woodlands 13 cm


Saskatchewan snowfall amounts

  • Estevan 30-40 cm

  • Merryfield 23 cm

  • Vibank 18 cm

  • 40 km East of Yorkton 15 cm

  • Theodore 10-15 cm

  • Regina 10-13 cm

  • Yorkton 10 cm


Peak Wind Gusts:

  • Pierson 85 km/h

  • Birtle 83 km/h

  • Sinclair 81 km/h

  • Minnedosa 81 km/h

  • Souris 80 km/h

  • Brandon 91 km/h


Data Source: Environment and Climate Change Canada