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Poor visibility as fog hovers over Winnipeg

Dense fog blankets Winnipeg Saturday morning. Talia Ricci / Global News

A blanket of heavy cloud has covered Winnipeg and surrounding areas, causing near zero visibility.

Environment Canada issued a fog advisory for much of Manitoba Friday afternoon, which remained in effect Saturday morning.  The warmer weather and light winds have contributed to the dense fog.

A freezing rain warning has also been issued for Gillam, Manitoba.

The fog will likely stick around until Sunday, where Winnipeg could see a 60% of rain.

Areas in the fog advisory include:

– Island Lake – Oxford House – Gods Lake

– Norway House – Cross Lake – Wabowden

– Poplar River

– Berens River – Little Grand Rapids – Bloodvein – Atikaki

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– Grand Rapids

– Swan River – Duck Mountain – Porcupine Provincial Forest

– Portage la Prairie – Headingley – Brunkild – Carman

– Morden – Winkler – Altona – Emerson – Morris

– Arborg – Hecla – Fisher River – Gypsumville – Ashern

– Selkirk – Gimli – Stonewall – Woodlands – Eriksdale

– City of Winnipeg

– Steinbach – St.Adolphe – Dominion City – Vita – Richer

– Dugald – Beausejour – Grand Beach

– Bissett – Nopiming Provincial Park – Pine Falls

– Whiteshell – Lac Du Bonnet – Pinawa

– Sprague – Northwest Angle Provincial Forest

– Kenora – Nestor Falls

– Dryden – Vermillion Bay

 

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