Spring blizzard 2022

Southern Manitoba gets walloped by snow in April

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Avid runner, Blair Kroeker, makes his way across the Esplanade Riel pedestrian bridge amidst blowing snow. (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
A person waits in a graffitied bus stop on Maryland Street, Thursday morning. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Orion Kohan, 1, helps his dad, Andrew, shovel the sidewalk in front of there house in Fort Rouge, Thursday morning. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Florance Smith shovels the front steps of the apartment building she manages on McMillan Avenue on Thursday morning. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press) 220414 - Thursday, April 14, 2022
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Chase Balan scrapes off his car early Thursday morning as the forecast is for more snow. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
A lone truck makes it way down Hwy 1 in Headingley toward Winnipeg amidst storm conditions Wednesday. (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
CP Crystal Acosta (left) gives her friend Chetan Patil (right) a push down the hill on his makeshift toboggan in Winnipeg on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mike Sudoma
A man makes his way down a street as the city wakes up to a snowstorm in Winnipeg. Meteorologists forecast that the late season Colorado Low would drop 40-60 cm of snow on the area. (John Woods / The Canadian Press)
A man in a wheelchair makes his way along a downtown street as the city wakes up to a snowstorm in Winnipeg. (John Woods / The Canadian Press)
A man shovels out his car as the city wakes up to a snowstorm in Winnipeg. Meteorologists forecast that the late season Colorado Low would drop 40-60 cm of snow on the area. (John Woods / The Canadian Press)
CP The Trans Canada highway was closed as the city wakes up to a snowstorm in Winnipeg. Meteorologists forecast that the late season Colorado Low would drop 40-60 cm of snow on the area. (John Woods / The Canadian Press)
A man sweeps snow off of his car parked on Edmonton Street in Winnipeg during a spring snowstorm. (Mike Sudoma / The Canadian Press)
A pedestrian makes their way across the windy, snow-filled intersection at Graham Ave and Garry St. in downtown Winnipeg during a spring snowstorm. (Mike Sudoma / The Canadian Press)
A man boards a bus at a bus stop along Portage Avenue in Winnipeg in the midst of a spring snowstorm. (Mike Sudoma / The Canadian Press)
The Golden Boy statue stands tall, but barely visible atop the Manitoba Legislative Building in Winnipeg during a spring snowstorm. (Mike Sudoma / The Canadian Press)
Weary travellers are seeking refuge at the Robins Nest Motel & Cafe, at the corner of highways 1 and 5 north of Carberry. (Courtesy of Robins Nest Motel and Cafe owner Mike Patel)
Weary travellers are seeking refuge at the Robins Nest Motel & Cafe, at the corner of highways 1 and 5 north of Carberry. (Courtesy of Robins Nest Motel and Cafe owner Mike Patel)
Weary travellers are seeking refuge at the Robins Nest Motel & Cafe, at the corner of highways 1 and 5 north of Carberry. (Courtesy of Robins Nest Motel and Cafe owner Mike Patel)
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Louis Rodriuez walks Dustin (left) and Gotda (right) in the Millennium Library park Wednesday afternoon during the blizzard.
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Pedestrians cross Portage Avenue during heavy snowfall while front-end loaders clear snow Wednesday morning.
Pedestrians take on a blustery snowfall as they cross Hargrave Street early Wednesday morning. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
Daryl Kuhl crosses the Esplanade Riel Footbridge Wednesday morning despite the blowing snow. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
Daryl Kuhl crosses the Esplanade Riel Footbridge Wednesday morning despite the blowing snow. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
Snow covers cars parked on Balmoral Street in West Broadway early Wednesday morning. (Winnipeg Free Press)
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS A pedestrian crosses Donald Street during heavy snowfall while -frontend loaders clear snow Wednesday morning.
Margo Henuset in Souris decided to close her restaurant, Antlers & Oak Diner, early because of the storm Wednesday. (Margo Henuset / Winnipeg Free Press)
MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS A pedestrian crosses Smith Street during a blustery snowfall Wednesday afternoon.
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