Major storm may blast Newfoundland with blizzard conditions, 30+ cm of snow
Alerts in Effect
Wind WarningIssued at 15:29 Tuesday 19 January 2021
Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.
Strong northwesterly winds gusting to 90 km/h are expected to develop overnight in areas of western Saskatchewan and move east throughout the night. These strong wind gusts will arrive in southwestern Manitoba by Wednesday morning. Winds are expected to taper off from the northwest by Wednesday afternoon and should diminish by Wednesday overnight.
Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.
Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to MBstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #MBStorm.