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Winnipeg Digging Out from Winter Storm as Residential Plowing to Begin

Winnipeg Digging Out from Winter Storm as Residential Plowing to Begin

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Nico Boyd ducks under some heavily snow laden tress as makes her way to school along a Dromore Avenue sidewalk in Winnipeg on Monday, March 5, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Crews are making progress clearing city streets after a late winter storm dumped about 25 centimetres of snow on Winnipeg early Monday.

Back lane plowing began Tuesday and spot sanding and salting are also underway to improve traction.

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Winnipeg Rolling Out Snow Plows to Tackle Residential Streets

Winnipeg Rolling Out Snow Plows to Tackle Residential Streets

Highway 75 Closure
Gates closed Highway 75 from Winnipeg to the U.S. border early Monday. (CHRISD.CA)

After about 25 centimetres of snow fell on Winnipeg between overnight Sunday into Monday, the city is preparing for the first residential plow of the season.

Crews will begin Wednesday evening, therefore putting a residential parking ban into effect at 7 p.m. that evening.

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Winnipeg, Southern Manitoba Pummelled by Late Winter Storm

Winnipeg, Southern Manitoba Pummelled by Late Winter Storm

Highway 75 Closure
Gates closed Highway 75 from Winnipeg to the U.S. border early Monday. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — Southern Manitoba awoke Monday to a blast of winter, closing schools, cancelling buses and making the morning commute a headache for motorists.

The city received about 25 centimetres of snow overnight, which began falling at around 10 p.m. Sunday. Southwestern Manitoba could be in store for up to 40 centimetres by the time the Colorado low system moves out of the province.

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Winnipeg Under a Snowfall Warning as 15-20 Centimetres Expected

Winnipeg Under a Snowfall Warning as 15-20 Centimetres Expected

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Two men dig out a stuck vehicle on Pembina Highway on Monday, December 26, 2016. Winnipeg and much of southern Manitoba has been placed under a snowfall warning. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

A snowfall warning was issued early Sunday for Winnipeg and much of southern Manitoba as a Colorado low prepares to move into the province.

Environment Canada says 15 to 20 centimetres of snow is expected to fall today through Monday. However, the forecast office warns localized regions could see between 20 to 25 centimetres.

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Winter Storm to Pack a Punch in Manitoba on Tuesday

Winter Storm to Pack a Punch in Manitoba on Tuesday

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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)

A winter weather system will roar into Manitoba Tuesday, bringing with it a storm promised to bring several centimetres of snow throughout the province.

West-central regions of Manitoba appear to be on track to receive the brunt of the system, which is originating in Alberta and tracking eastward from Saskatchewan. The Pas and Interlake regions are under snowfall warnings, where accumulation is said to be between 10-20 centimetres.

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Winnipeg ‘Guaranteed’ to Have White Christmas Along with Frigid Temperatures

Winnipeg ‘Guaranteed’ to Have White Christmas Along with Frigid Temperatures

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People push a stuck car after two days of snow in Winnipeg, Wednesday, December 7, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

Depending on where you live in Canada, your dreams of having a white Christmas may come down to the wire.

Aside from precipitation on the ground to beautify the holiday season, The Weather Network’s Holiday Snow Report is forecasting one of the coldest Christmases in quite some time for parts of Canada.

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Winnipeg’s Snow Route Parking Ban in Effect Dec. 1

Winnipeg’s Snow Route Parking Ban in Effect Dec. 1

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People push a stuck car after two days of snow in Winnipeg, Wednesday, December 7, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Avoid a ticket and a tow by not parking on a snow route this winter.

The city’s annual snow route parking ban begins Friday, December 1 at 2 a.m., prohibiting vehicles from parking on such routes daily from 2 a.m. to 7 a.m. until March 1.

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Sanders, Plows Hit Winnipeg Streets After Snowfall

Sanders, Plows Hit Winnipeg Streets After Snowfall

The city is plowing and sanding streets after an overnight snowfall. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — Crews began salting and plowing streets Saturday following an accumulation of snow late Friday and overnight.

Salting is taking place on Priority 1 streets prior to a truck plowing operation later today on P1 and P2 routes.

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