Well that was a decent little wallop!
City crews started clearing streets in Brandon just after midnight last night and are expected to work throughout the day today to clean up roads that according to Environment Canada measurements had seen 13.6cm of snow by midnight.
The city of course maintains a snow clearing map where you can monitor progress.
The video clip below gives an idea of the state of roads around 9:30am this morning:
As more and more roads are cleared its becoming quite apparent that motorists are going to have to be mindful of obstructed views because of high buildup on meridians.
Highways are a totally different animal. No closures to note as of now but before even considering venturing out I’d be checking the Manitoba 511 site for highway of choice.
Though the snowfall has let up, Environment Canada has much of Southwest Manitoba under a blowing snow advisory as of the time of this posting: