Alerts for: Tadoule Lake

Warnings

11:19 PM CDT Tuesday 17 October 2017
Blizzard warning in effect for:

  • Tadoule Lake

Blizzard conditions with gusty winds and visibility frequently near zero in snow and blowing snow are expected or occurring.

Blizzard conditions are expected to start this evening in the Brochet region and overnight in the Tadoule and Churchill regions.

A intense low pressure system tracking into northern Manitoba overnight is forecast to bring 20 to 30 cm of snow and easterly winds of 50 gusting to 80 km/h to the northernmost areas in Manitoba. With the combined snow and wind, blizzard conditions are expected for the affected regions. Churchill may receive closer to 10 to 15 cm of snow as temperatures are expected to be warmer.

Visibilities are expected to be the lowest overnight and into Wednesday morning before seeing gradual improvement Wednesday afternoon/evening.

Public Safety Canada encourages everyone to make an emergency plan and get an emergency kit with drinking water, food, medicine, a first-aid kit and a flashlight. For information on emergency plans and kits go to http://www.getprepared.gc.ca/

Blizzard warnings are issued when widespread reduced visibilities of 400 metres or less are expected for at least 4 hours.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.storm.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #MBStorm.

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