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