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WWCN11 CWWG 122004  
SNOWFALL WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN MANITOBA  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 3:04 P.M. CDT MONDAY 12 APRIL 2021.  
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SNOWFALL WARNING FOR:  
=NEW= CITY OF WINNIPEG  
=NEW= STEINBACH - ST. ADOLPHE - EMERSON - VITA - RICHER  
=NEW= SPRAGUE - NORTHWEST ANGLE PROVINCIAL FOREST  
SELKIRK - GIMLI - STONEWALL - WOODLANDS  
DUGALD - BEAUSEJOUR - GRAND BEACH  
BISSETT - VICTORIA BEACH - NOPIMING PROV. PARK - PINE FALLS  
WHITESHELL - LAC DU BONNET - PINAWA  
DAUPHIN - RUSSELL - ROBLIN - WINNIPEGOSIS  
MINNEDOSA - RIDING MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK  
STE. ROSE - MCCREARY - ALONSA - GLADSTONE  
SWAN RIVER - DUCK MOUNTAIN - PORCUPINE PROVINCIAL FOREST  
ARBORG - HECLA - FISHER RIVER - GYPSUMVILLE - ASHERN  
BERENS RIVER - LITTLE GRAND RAPIDS - BLOODVEIN - ATIKAKI  
POPLAR RIVER  
GRAND RAPIDS - WATERHEN.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
SNOWFALL WITH TOTAL AMOUNTS OF 15 TO 25 CM IS EXPECTED.  
 
HEAVY SNOWFALL OVER SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL MANITOBA THROUGH TUESDAY.  
 
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM STALLED OVER NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO IS SPREADING  
HEAVY SNOW WESTWARD INTO MANITOBA.  
 
TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS FROM THIS SYSTEM WILL VARY ACROSS THE WARNED  
REGIONS. THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY WITH THE EXACT AMOUNTS AS  
SEVERAL WAVES OF ACCUMULATING SNOW ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE END OF  
TUESDAY. HOWEVER, THE HIGHEST TOTALS ARE EXPECTED FOR THE WESTERN  
PARKLANDS INTO EAST CENTRAL MANITOBA. REGIONS IN THIS SWATH MAY SEE  
LOCAL AMOUNTS OF UP TO 30 CM OF SNOW, WHILE MOST OTHER AREAS CAN  
EXPECT 15 TO 25 CM OF SNOW.  
 
THE SNOW WILL GRADUALLY WIND DOWN LATE TUESDAY AS THE SYSTEM WEAKENS  
AND BEGINS TO MOVE OFF TO THE EAST.  
 
IF THE STORM AND POOR ROAD CONDITIONS AFFECT YOUR ABILITY TO ATTEND  
YOUR COVID-19 VACCINE APPOINTMENT, PLEASE CALL 1-844-626-8222  
(1-844-MAN-VACC) TOLL-FREE OR USE THE ONLINE BOOKING PORTAL FROM  
PROTECTMB.CA TO RESCHEDULE OR CANCEL.  
 
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. IF VISIBILITY IS  
REDUCED WHILE DRIVING, TURN ON YOUR LIGHTS AND MAINTAIN A SAFE  
FOLLOWING DISTANCE.  
 
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY  
ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO  
MBSTORM(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING (HASH)MBSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
END/PASPC  
 
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