Stormy weather continues across the Prairies


An area of low pressure currently over Alberta will continue to spread snow across the southern half of the province today. The snow will spread north tonight and linger across the province through Tuesday and Tuesday night. Strong winds are also expected, resulting in blowing snow.


There are winter storm warnings, snowfall warnings, and wind warnings in effect. For areas under a winter storm warning, snowfall amounts near 30 cm are expected by Tuesday night. 5 to 15 cm of snow is possible for areas under a snowfall warning, and for areas under a wind warning, gusts to 100 km/h are expected.


Snow and freezing rain is expected to push into Saskatchewan and will continue until Wednesday evening. There are winter storm warnings and special weather statements in effect. For central sections of the province where winter storm warnings are in effect, heavy snowfall of 20 to 35 cm is expected. For the areas under a special weather statement, from Kindersley to Regina, strong winds are anticipated with gusts to 100 km/h likely.


Snow is expected across central Manitoba beginning tonight. Snowfall amounts between 10 and 25 cm is expected, especially in a line from The Pas to Island Lake. Conditions will improve on Wednesday night.


In northwestern Ontario, snow will spread into the region on Thursday. Snowfall totals of 10 cm to 20 cm are expected. The snow will begin to taper off on Wednesday.


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