March 16, 2016 12:29 pm

Winnipeg in for significant amount of snow before official start of spring

and southeastern Manitoba are in for another round of significant snow before the official start of spring.

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
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WINNIPEG- –  Winnipeg and southeastern Manitoba are in for another round of significant snow before the official start of spring.

Snowfall warnings were issued in northwestern Ontario Tuesday afternoon.

Snowfall amounts from Lake Superior to Fort Frances are expected to be between 15-20cm by Thursday morning.

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Early Wednesday morning snowfall warnings were extended into southeastern Manitoba for Bissett, Victoria Beach, Nopiming Provincial Park, Pine Falls, Sprague, Northwest Angle Provincial Forest, Whiteshell, Lac du Bonnet and Pinawa. Snow will be falling heavy at times leaving 10-15cm. It is expected to taper off this evening.

This system is expected to impact many other areas in southern Manitoba as the snow pushes west overnight.

Through the late afternoon and overnight, 5-10cm is expected to fall in Winnipeg and the surrounding area.

Accumulations by Portage la Prairie will be closer to 5cm and numbers decline as you head further west.

The skies are expected to clear for Friday although don’t expect any record temperatures set this weekend.

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