Snowfall Warnings (red)
3:21 PM CDT Tuesday 24 October 2023
Snowfall with total amounts of 10 to 20 cm is expected for portions of southern Manitoba on Wednesday. A Montana low pressure system will begin to spread accumulating snow to southwestern Manitoba Wednesday morning before spreading to the Red River Valley in the afternoon and ending overnight. Areas closest to the American border will see the highest amounts with 24 hour total snowfall accumulations close to 20 cm. This same area is expected to receive another snowfall event beginning Thursday evening. This early snowfall is a reminder that winter is just around the corner, and residents are encouraged to prepare for winter driving conditions and falling temperatures. Be sure to stay tuned to weather.gc.ca for updated watches, warnings and forecasts through the week. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow. There may be a significant impact on rush hour traffic in urban areas.
Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. For information on emergency plans and kits go to getprepared.gc.ca. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to MBstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #MBStorm.