Freezing rain and snowfall warnings issued for Manitoba


Warnings issued by ECCC valid as of 6pm CST

Warnings

5:52 PM CST Sunday 13 January 2019 Freezing rain warning in effect for:

  • Buffalo Point Res. and Northwest Angle Prov. Forest

  • R.M. of Piney incl. Sandilands and Sprague

  • Mun. of Emerson-Franklin incl. Roseau River

  • R.M. of De Salaberry incl. St-Pierre-Jolys and St. Malo

  • R.M. of Hanover incl. Steinbach Niverville and Grunthal

  • R.M. of La Broquerie incl. Marchand

  • R.M. of Ritchot incl. St. Adolphe and Ste. Agathe

  • R.M. of Ste. Anne incl. RicherR.M. of Stuartburn incl. Zhoda Vita and Sundown

  • R.M. of Tache incl. Lorette Ste-Geneviève and Landmark

  • Falcon Lake and West Hawk Lake

  • L.G. of Pinawa incl. Seven Sisters FallsPointe du Bois

  • R.M. of Lac Du Bonnet

  • R.M. of Reynolds incl. Ste. Rita Hadashville and Rennie

  • R.M. of Whitemouth incl. Elma

  • Shoal Lake Reserves

Freezing rain is expected or occurring. A trough of low pressure tracking across southeastern Manitoba is producing freezing rain over the area. Early this evening weather radar indicated a few bands of heavier freezing rain near the Trans-Canada Highway which were moving to the southeast. The freezing rain is expected to move out of the region later this evening. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.

NAM 3km resolution precipitation type from Sunday night through Tuesday night

Warnings

3:36 PM CST Sunday 13 January 2019 Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • Flin Flon Cranberry Portage and Grass River Prov. Park

  • Snow Lake and Herb Lake Landing

  • Island Lake

  • Oxford House and Gods Lake

  • Red Sucker Lake

  • Leaf RapidsLynn Lake

  • Pukatawagan

  • Cross Lake and Jenpeg

  • Hwy 6 between Little Limestone Lake and Ponton

  • Molson Lake and Bear Lake

  • Norway House

  • Wabowden

Snowfall with total amounts of 10 to 15 cm is expected. 10 to 15 cm of snow expected over central Manitoba late Monday afternoon and Monday night. A disturbance developing over northeastern Alberta will spread snow into west central Manitoba late Monday afternoon and quickly spread into east central Manitoba Monday night. Total accumulations of 10 to 15 cm are expected by Tuesday morning. The greatest amounts are expected along a northwest to southeast line stretching from Pukatawagan to Norway House to just south of Island Lake. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow.