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More snow in the offing

A pedestrian walks along Broadway, Saturday, December 28, 2013.
Brett Hudson, Mark Reed, and Mitch Decaire of Sue's Socceroos and Mara's Mountaineers play some soccer in the snow at their annual Snow Bowl at LaVerendrye School Saturday, December 28.
Sheldon Reynolds frosts up during his two-hour run at Kildonan Park on Dec. 29.
Frigid morning temperatures had pedestrians bundled up on Portage Ave.
The cold also caused collateral damage, leaving car parts  and infrastructure damage at various intersections around the city including this fire hydrant on Arlington St. at Burrows Avenue on Jan. 2.
Downtown Winnipeg appeared almost deserted as many took a few days off after New Year's.
Vehicle stuck in ice after major water main break on New Year's Eve day on Jefferson.
Snow plowing operations have finally begun to clear and scrape hard packed streets from the last snowfall.
A pedestrian walks along Broadway, Saturday, December 28, 2013. -
Brett Hudson, Mark Reed, and Mitch Decaire of Sue's Socceroos and Mara's Mountaineers play some soccer in the snow at their annual Snow Bowl at LaVerendrye School Saturday, December 28. - Winnipeg Free Press
Sheldon Reynolds frosts up during his two-hour run at Kildonan Park on Dec. 29. - Jason Halstead / Winnipeg Free Press
Frigid morning temperatures had pedestrians bundled up on Portage Ave. -
The cold also caused collateral damage, leaving car parts and infrastructure damage at various intersections around the city including this fire hydrant on Arlington St. at Burrows Avenue on Jan. 2. -
Downtown Winnipeg appeared almost deserted as many took a few days off after New Year's. -
Vehicle stuck in ice after major water main break on New Year's Eve day on Jefferson. -
Snow plowing operations have finally begun to clear and scrape hard packed streets from the last snowfall. -

Get the shovels ready for more snow, Winnipeg.

Environment Canada is calling for a reprieve from the bitterly cold temperatures over the next 24 hours or so but with this break comes the white stuff. Following today’s forecast of sunny skies and a high of -23 C, light snow will enter the capital region around midnight.

Icy exhaust fog fills the air along Notre Dame Avenue on a cold -30 C Thursday morning.

WAYNE GLOWACKI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

Icy exhaust fog fills the air along Notre Dame Avenue on a cold -30 C Thursday morning. Photo Store

With a south wind of 20 km/h increasing to 40 km/h and gusting to 60 km/h, there’s a chance of some blowing snow and reduced visibilities in open areas. The temperature should rise to -17 C throughout the night.

The snow will continue through most of Friday, ending in the early evening. Accumulation should be in the 5-10 centimetre range. Friday’s high is -10 C with a wind chill in the -30 range.

Sunny skies make up the forecast for the weekend.

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Updated on Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 8:53 AM CST: adds photo

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