Winter weather closes highways, schools in southern Manitoba | CBC News

Winter weather closes highways, schools in southern Manitoba | CBC News
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It may seem relatively calm and mild in Winnipeg, but many other parts of Manitoba are waking up to winter weather warnings that have forced some schools and highways to close.

A blizzard warning is in effect for southwest Manitoba, including Killarney, Boissevain, Melita, Virden, Minnedosa and Riding Mountain.

Strong, northwesterly winds in excess of 90 km/h are expected along with falling snow, which combined will create blizzard conditions with zero visibility, Environment Canada forecasts.

Meanwhile, a freezing rain warning is in effect for parts of the Interlake and Whiteshell regions, as well as Nopiming, Northwest Angle Provincial Forest and three big Manitoba lakes: Winnipeg, Manitoba and Winnipegosis.

To the north, The Pas and Flin Flon areas are under a winter storm…



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