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Posted: 12/4/2013 7:43 AM | Comments: 0
A snowfall warning is in effect with up to 10 centimetres expected to fall today in Winnipeg, and blowing snow will be also be a problem, especially outside the Perimeter Highway. Highways are reportedly tricky outside the city, either covered or partly covered with snow.
In Winnipeg, a north wind of 20 km/h this morning will increase to 40, gusting to 60, this afternoon. The high will be -9 C.
More snow tonight, about 5 cm, is expected. Blowing snow will continue throughout the evening and past midnight, gusting up to 60 km/h. A low of -16 C is forecast, with a windchill of -25.
The weather system currently located south of Minnesota has spread snow across southern Manitoba. The system is forecast to intensify as it tracks over the Great Lakes during the next couple of days. South-central and southeastern Manitoba will be on the western edge of this system and receive the worst conditions.
The Whiteshell is expected to get 10 cm of snow today, and up to 10 cm overnight.
Less snow is expected out west. In Brandon, just two cms of snow are forecast today, and a bit more of the white snow coming overnight, and the same with Dauphin.
In Winnipeg, snow will continue into Thursday, with another two centimetres predicted. Winds will be north 30 km/h. The high will be -14 C with a windchill of -27
Brace yourselves for a chilly weekend.
Temperatures will get colder starting Friday with a high of -19 C and low of -21 C. High-lows after that are forecast to be Saturday, -23 C and -26 C; Sunday, -21 C and -29 C, and Monday, -22 C and -26 C.
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