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Warm this morning, but cold weather on the way

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As Winnipeg digs out from another snowfall overnight, shovellers are getting a break from the bitter cold. This morning at 7 a.m. the temperature rose to -2 C with a bit of a wind making it feel like -10 C.

The reprieve won’t last, Environment Canada says. This afternoon, north winds gusting to 70 kilometres per hour are expected with a wind chill making it feel like -36 C by tonight.

Due to adverse weather, a few schools in Lakeshore school division are closed today: Moosehorn, Ashern, Eriksdale & Lundar schools are closed.

On Saturday, it will be sunny with more snow by evening, northwest winds and a wind chill of -35. Sunday, there’s a 60 per cent chance of flurries and a high of -23 C with blowing snow. The beginning of the work week is expected to be sunny and cold, as per usual.

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Updated on Friday, January 24, 2014 at 7:23 AM CST: Adds current conditions and forecast

12:02 PM: Adds video and picture.

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