Snowfall Warnings issued for parts of Southern Manitoba

Snowfall warnings in effect for parts of southern Manitoba. Submitted by: Jeff Vernaus

WINNIPEG – After some areas of the province received their first snowfalls Monday night, there is now more snow on the way for parts of the south.

Environment Canada issued a Snowfall Warning late Tuesday afternoon for  areas mostly south of Lake Winnipeg and Lake Manitoba. This does not include the City of Winnipeg at this time. The potential exists for bands of heavy snow to develop, resulting in anywhere between 10 to 15 centimetres. Amounts will vary depending on location and many will only see between two to four centimetres.

Areas under the SNOWFALL WARNING include: Portage la Prairie, Dugald, Headingley, Carman, Selkirk, Beausejour, Grand Beach, Brunkild as well as the following rural municipalities:

  • R.M. of Armstrong including Chatfield Meleb and Silver
  • R.M. of Armstrong including Narcisse Inwood and Fraserwood
  • R.M. of Coldwell including Lundar and Clarkleigh
  • R.M. of Eriksdale including Eriksdale and Dog Creek Res.
  • R.M. of Gimli including Winnipeg Beach and Arnes
  • R.M. of Rockwood including Stonewall and Stony Mountain
  • R.M. of Rockwood including Teulon
  • R.M. of Rosser including Rosser and Meadows
  • R.M. of St. Andrews including Ponemah Whytewold and Matlock
  • R.M. of St. Andrews including Selkirk Lockport and Clandeboye
  • R.M. of St. Laurent including St. Laurent and Oak Point
  • R.M. of West St. Paul including Middlechurch and Riverside
  • R.M. of Woodlands including Warren and Lake Francis

The snow will taper off late Wednesday. Please adjust driving conditions on the highways as roads will be icy and visibility will be reduced.


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