Manitoba premier declares state of emergency as snowy weather emerges

October 13 2019 12:10pm Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister has declared a state of emergency as a snow storm has hit southern Manitoba. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp…

Manitoba roads re-opening, but drivers should stay home if possible: province

Despite significant progress overnight, road conditions in southern Manitoba remained far from ideal Sunday morning. Highway 1 has opened in both eastbound and westbound lanes from Headingley to the Saskatchewan border, after being closed due to icy conditions and a…

The cleanup begins: Power slowly being restored, Manitobans begin to dig out after record-breaking snowstorm

It was a record-breaker. A total of 150,000 Manitoba homes and businesses lost power at some point Friday as a Colorado low slammed into Manitoba in a fall snowstorm – the most ever to lose power in Manitoba in one…

Was that lighting? Rare thundersnow seen in southern Manitoba

Thunderstorms are common in the prairies, but thundersnow? That doesn’t happen very often. But the rare weather phenomenon has been part of the early blast of winter pummeling southern Manitoba. Thunderstorm activity associated with a Colorado Low’s winter storm began…