Manitoba, Canada, is bracing for heavy snowfall over the upcoming weekend, despite temperatures heating up. Southern Manitoba, including the city of Winnipeg, is expected to receive 10 to 20 cm of snow, which may cause some travel disruptions.
The weather forecast for the weekend predicts that the temperatures will see a high of -6 and a low of -19 for parts of the province. Most of the snowfall started early Saturday morning and will continue into Sunday afternooon. The storm system responsible for the snow is moving in from the west, and its impact is expected to be felt throughout Southern Manitoba.
Winnipeg and the surrounding areas have already seen a fair amount of snowfall this winter, and in the cottage country, they are hoping the storm to be the last major snowfall of the season. As a result, the city and its residents are preparing for a potential interruption in services.
The City of Winnipeg has issued a snow route parking ban, meaning that vehicles parked on designated snow routes will be towed if not moved during the parking ban. The city has also mobilized snow clearing crews and equipment to ensure that major roads and highways are cleared as quickly as possible.
While heavy snowfalls can be inconvenient and disruptive, they are a fact of life for residents of Winnipeg and other parts of Canada. In fact, many Canadians embrace the winter weather and take part in outdoor activities such as skiing, snowshoeing, and ice fishing.
Despite the challenging winter weather, Winnipeggers have become adept at dealing with harsh weather conditions after heavy snowfalls. Although Mother Nature may cause some disruptions with the upcoming snowstorm, the city and its citizens are well prepared.