There Are Winter Weather Alerts In Almost Every Province Today But Manitoba Is The Worst
Keep bundling up a little longer.
Winter may be on its last legs, but it's not leaving without a fight. Canada's weather alerts show that the season isn't quite ready to tone things down just yet. Almost every province has its own winter weather issue to deal with, and Manitoba has it the worst of all.
Environment Canada is warning that Ontario's western neighbour will see temperatures dropping anywhere between minus 40 and 45 today.
This is cold enough to cause, and the agency also warns of other symptoms including shortness of breath and chest pain.
The temperatures will be relatively warmer in Winnipeg later in the week, climbing to minus nine with snow on Friday and minus three on Saturday.
The southeastern tip of Alberta will also be facing extreme cold, while the rest of the province will just be dealing with the . Edmonton's temperature will even climb past zero to two degrees on Friday.
On the Pacific coast, three areas in British Columbia are under a snowfall warning, with the possibility of anywhere between 10 and 20 centimetres falling in the next 24 hours.
Meanwhile, the city of Vancouver is still experiencing what everyone expects: mild weather and plenty of rain.
The frigid snap also extends into Northern Ontario, with some areas also facing incoming .
These could bring an accumulation of five centimetres coupled with gusting winds and low visibility. Temperatures could also drop to minus 55 in areas near Hudson Bay.
Matagami and Waskaganish in Quebec will also have to face extremely cold temperatures, but other areas of the province have only been given special weather statements on possible snow squalls.
Out on the east coast, all of Nova Scotia is in for a full-day snowfall, bringing 10 to 15 centimetres down on the province. Some ice pellets might also be mixed in there for good measure.
St. John's will also see some of that snow heading its way, even if its residents are probably pretty tired of it by now. Other parts of the island will have to deal with blowing snow.
It seems that right now, the only provinces who are getting away with any sort of average winter weather are New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.