Strong storm continues to impact Manitoba and Ontario


Photo by Carole Chantler in Souris, MB.

Manitoba

Snow and blowing snow will continue across Manitoba today as the storm rages on.


Further snowfall accumulations of 5 to 10 cm are expected in the Red River Valley including Winnipeg and southeastern Manitoba. Southwestern Manitoba should see another 2 to 5 cm. Dauphin and the Interlake will see an additional 5 to 10 cm today, with an additional 10 to 15 cm in Berens River.


Snow will continue tonight before tapering off on Friday.


All alerts in Saskatchewan have come to an end.

 

Ontario

Across northwestern Ontario, snow is continuing today with mixed precipitation in central sections of northern Ontario and rain for eastern areas.


In the heaviest snow in northwestern Ontario, snowfall accumulations of 20 to 45 cm are possible combined with strong wind gusts resulting in blowing snow.


Freezing rain is possible for areas east of Thunder Bay and north of Timmins. 5 mm of ice accretion possible. With this threat comes the risk of power outages.


For the areas around Lake Huron and Georgian Bay, 20 to 40 mm of rain is expected.


Strong winds are expected for the majority of southwestern Ontario and areas to the north of Lake Ontario with gusts potentially reaching 80 km/h today.