Heavy snow continues in central, northern Manitoba, prompting weather warnings – CBC.ca

Parts of central and northern Manitoba are in for another day of heavy snow Wednesday.

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Parts of northern and central Manitoba are under a snowfall warning on Wednesday. (Olivia Laperrière-Roy/Radio-Canada)

Parts of central and northern Manitoba are in for another day of heavy snow Wednesday. 

A low pressure system moving into Ontario will continue to spread snow across the region, Environment Canada said. 

Snowfall warnings have been issued for the following communities:

  • Flin Flon, Cranberry Portage and Snow Lake.
  • Island Lake, Oxford House and Gods Lake.
  • Lynn Lake, Leaf Rapids and Pukatawagan.
  • Norway House, Cross Lake and Wabowden.
  • Poplar River.
  • Thompson, Nelson House and Split Lake.

A final two to four centimetres is expected for most areas Wednesday, while the Gilliam area may see five to 10 centimetres. 

Meanwhile, the weather agency has issued a winter storm warning for The Pas area, saying heavy snow is expected to continue Wednesday, causing poor visibility.

Some school divisions have closed schools as a result, including:

  • Park West School Division.
  • Rolling River School Division.
  • St. Laurent School in the Prairie Rose School Division.